sexual love

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sexual love - a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction; "their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"; "she was his first love"
concupiscence, physical attraction, sexual desire, eros - a desire for sexual intimacy
2.sexual love - sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two peoplesexual love - sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people; "his lovemaking disgusted her"; "he hadn't had any love in months"; "he has a very complicated love life"
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
References in periodicals archive ?
Then they get the notion that sexual love is a sacrament of God's love, that sexual love tells us something about God.
About the cover designer: Arnold Skolnick, painter, photographer and award winning book designer illustrated the controversial 1969 publication, The Picture Book of Sexual Love.
Since the days of Boccaccio's guffawing demand for the emancipation of sexual love in the Decameron, it has steadily become the condition and the good to which all social and spiritual orders must conform.
Washington, December 26 ( ANI ): Researchers have found that subtle reminders of platonic love rather than sexual love may help foster healthy food choices.
Iago's deliciously convoluted treachery could be motivated in part to the analogy of a spurned love, not a sexual love, but the deep feeling engendered by comrades-in-arms, who have forged a bond in battle.
They explore the views he has expressed on such matters as sexual love and procreation, schools and communities, a technology of wholeness, and conservative Christianity.
I get a lot of couples, long term couples or married couples, that come in and the spark's died, so to speak, and so they're looking for ways to spice up their sexual love life," said Dr.
It is not often that sexual love between adolescent girls is dealt with, but this is so well done that it is very readable for any variety of reader.
Thereby, the author makes a vigorous case for the inherent value of sexual love, whether directed toward an opposite- or same-sex partner.
Depends on the penetration," Pamuk said, when asked if philosophical love was deeper than sexual love
In an essay originally written in 1977, Alexandre Matheron reconsiders what was then the received view, that 'Spinoza's writings about sexual love were nothing more than lamentable platitudes' (87).
So the lever is love, sexual love, and the Sufi sages tell us that sexual love can lever thoughtlessness, pride and power on one hand or a taste of paradise and the ultimate spiritual aspiration for union with the Beloved on the other.