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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.


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


(ˌsaɪ koʊˈsɛk ʃu əl)

of or pertaining to the relationship of psychological and sexual phenomena.
psy`cho•sex`u•al′i•ty, n.
psy`cho•sex′u•al•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.psychosexual - of or relating to the mental or emotional attitudes about sexuality


[ˌsaɪkəʊˈseksjʊəl] ADJpsicosexual


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