psychosexual


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psy·cho·sex·u·al

 (sī′kō-sĕk′sho͞o-əl)
adj.
Of or relating to the mental and emotional aspects of sexuality.

psy′cho·sex′u·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
psy′cho·sex′u·al·ly adv.

psychosexual

(ˌsaɪkəʊˈsɛksjʊəl)
adj
(Psychology) of or relating to the mental aspects of sex, such as sexual fantasies
ˌpsychoˌsexuˈality n
ˌpsychoˈsexually adv

psy•cho•sex•u•al

(ˌsaɪ koʊˈsɛk ʃu əl)

adj.
of or pertaining to the relationship of psychological and sexual phenomena.
[1895–1900]
psy`cho•sex`u•al′i•ty, n.
psy`cho•sex′u•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.psychosexual - of or relating to the mental or emotional attitudes about sexuality
Translations

psychosexual

[ˌsaɪkəʊˈseksjʊəl] ADJpsicosexual

psychosexual

adjpsychosexuell
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