bisexuality


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bi·sex·u·al

 (bī-sĕk′sho͞o-əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to both sexes.
2.
a. Having both male and female reproductive organs; hermaphroditic.
b. Botany Denoting a single flower that contains functional staminate and pistillate structures; perfect.
3. Of, relating to, or having a sexual orientation to persons of either sex.
n.
1. A bisexual organism; a hermaphrodite.
2. A bisexual person.

bi′sex·u·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.

bisexualism, bisexuality

the condition of combining male and female sexual characteristics in one body. See also sex. — bisexual, adj.
See also: Body, Human
the state of being sexually responsive or attracted to members of both sexes. Also called amphierotism. See also body, human. — bisexual, adj.
See also: Sex
the state of being sexually responsive or attracted to members of both sexes. See also body, human. — bisexual, adj.
See also: Psychology
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bisexuality - showing characteristics of both sexesbisexuality - showing characteristics of both sexes
sexuality, gender, sex - the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles; "she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus"
2.bisexuality - sexual activity with both men and women
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
Translations

bisexuality

[baɪˌseksjʊˈælɪtɪ] Nbisexualidad f

bisexuality

[ˌbaɪˈsɛkʃuælɪti] nbisexualité f

bisexuality

nBisexualität f; (Biol) → Zwittrigkeit f, → Doppelgeschlechtigkeit f

bisexuality

[baɪˌsɛksjʊˈælɪtɪ] nbisessualità
References in classic literature ?
Now their bisexuality permits them to reproduce themselves after the manner of true plants, but otherwise they have progressed but little in all the ages of their existence.
A recent study published in the Journal of Bisexuality, based on a survey of women in the United States, found that bisexual women face more sexual violence than both straight and lesbian women.
Even if a bisexual person cheats, it's hardly evidence that bisexuality leads a person to infidelity--no more than my cheating is evidence that homosexuality makes homosexuals cheat.
A TV watchdog has launched a probe into Christopher Biggins' comments about bisexuality on Celebrity Big Brother.
Biggins was booted out of the show after being given three warnings by Big Brother for his remarks on bisexuality and for a comment about gas chambers.
Furthermore, the invisibility and lack of understanding of bisexuality mean that even people who are broad-minded and committed to social justice may discriminate against bisexuals without realizing it.
I sat there with a lump in my throat, shocked and unsafe, after hearing a respected member of my local recovery community share these beliefs about bisexuality.
And his mum was really pleased because she mum was really pleased because she thought the bisexuality was just a thought the bisexuality was just a phase and that he'd grown out of it phase and that he'd grown out of it and was now going to get married and was now going to get married and have children and make her and have children and make her a grandparent.
Washington, Aug 4 ( ANI ): Anna Paquin recently schooled Larry King on bisexuality saying that it is not a past tense thing.
In her 2008 article 'Representations of Bisexuality in Australian Film', Janet Watson notes that 'with only a few exceptions, bisexual themes and characters are relatively muted in Australian films'.
Petersburg's anti-gay laws, as "promoting sodomy, lesbianism, bisexuality and transgenderism among minors.
Layton's passion for the visual and performing arts fueled her desire to create a multimedia theater production, which would showcase bisexual artists and provide an opportunity for the audience to engage in a conversation about bisexuality.