sex activity


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Noun1.sex activity - activities associated with sexual intercoursesex activity - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
bondage - sexual practice that involves physically restraining (by cords or handcuffs) one of the partners
safe sex - sexual activity (especially sexual intercourse) with the use of measures (such as latex condoms) to avoid the transmission of disease (especially AIDS)
conception - the act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon
carnal knowledge, copulation, sex act, sexual congress, sexual relation, relation, congress - the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
pleasure - sexual gratification; "he took his pleasure of her"
love life, lovemaking, making love, sexual love, 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"
mating, pairing, sexual union, union, coupling, conjugation - the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes; "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the mating of some species occurs only in the spring"
facts of life, procreation, reproduction, breeding - the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
arousal, stimulation - mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse
sexual perversion, perversion - an aberrant sexual practice;
promiscuity, promiscuousness, sleeping around - indulging in promiscuous (casual and indiscriminate) sexual relations
lechery - unrestrained indulgence in sexual activity
gayness, homoeroticism, homosexualism, homosexuality, queerness - a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex
bisexuality - sexual activity with both men and women
heterosexualism, heterosexuality, straightness - a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the opposite sex
zooerastia, zooerasty - sexual activity between a person and an animal
bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity - an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
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Steven Evans, 23, also admitted sex activity in the presence of a child and having indecent images of children.
Tony Brunskill, 65, pleaded guilty to seven charges of sex activity with a child and one of grooming between 2008 and 2010.
They said the increase "can be attributed to a combination of more sensitive testing, an increase in the number of people tested and increased unsafe sex activity".
He said, 'We do not condone illegal public sex activity of any type.
Aslam denies sex activity in the presence of a child and Akash Yasin, 18, denies sex assault and trafficking.
(1.) Tian LH et al., Heterosexual anal sex activity in the year after an STD clinic visit, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2008, 35(11):905-909.
During the Vietnam War, as in most wars, there was an increase in both commercial sex activity and sexual promiscuity, factors that likely led to an increase in HPV in the Vietnamese population.
There maybe a parallel between that and a lot of sex activity.
Ball denies sex activity while in a position of trust at the school in North Yorkshire.
Sex activity is a function of a broad range of cranial nerve stimuli: optic (pornographic images), olfactory (exotic perfume), aural (specific music), tactile, etc.
They also reported that the premarital pregnancy rate was increasing even faster than premarital sex activity, despite the increasing availability and use of contraceptives.
Granting that is so, sex activity as an interpersonal communication, as a manifestation of affection, and as an experience with overtones of youth, continue and have more dominant meanings in the middle and later life.