sexual activity

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Noun1.sexual activity - activities associated with sexual intercoursesexual 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
outercourse - sexual stimulation without vaginal penetration; "since pregnancy cannot happen if sperm are kept out of the vagina, outercourse is one method of birth control"
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, coition, coitus, sex act, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relation, copulation, intercourse, 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"
carnal abuse - any lascivious contact by an adult with the sexual organs of a child (especially not involving sexual intercourse)
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
foreplay, stimulation, arousal - mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse
sexual perversion, perversion - an aberrant sexual practice;
autoeroticism, autoerotism - using you own body as a sexual object
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, bestiality - 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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Eli Lilly announced that patients with moderate-to-severe genital psoriasis treated with Taltz reported a greater decrease in the impact of their condition on sexual activity compared to placebo after 12 weeks of treatment.
Goodwin, 18, of Little Henfaes Drive, Welshpool, denied a series of offences including causing a child to watch a sexual act, inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, and facilitating the commission of a child sex offence.
Now four men - Soran Azizi, Palla Pour, Ribas Asad and Saman Obaid - have been convicted of a offences including trafficking for sexual exploitation, sexual activity with a child and supplying drugs.
They included 366 classified as the most serious class A, typically involving penetrative sexual activity and sexual activities with animals or sadism.
1093/geronb/gbx065) study , frequent sexual activity has been linked to improved brain function in older adults, adding yet another health benefit to everyone's favorite activity.
Boffins have discovered that more frequent sexual activity seems to be linked to improved brain function.
Sexual activity is an integral part of an individual's daily life and an important aspect for self-esteem, self-concept, and the human experience (Tipton-Burton & Burton, 2013).
Men convicted for same-sex sexual activity on the basis of discriminatory criminal laws will receive a full pardon, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice has announced.
Johnson, 28, had begun the process of appealing against both sentence and conviction, after he was jailed for six years in March for engaging in sexual activity with a 15-yearold girl.
Ilavarasan Rajenthiram, 25 of Birkenhead, has been charged with four counts of non-penetrative sexual activity with a girl under 16, eight counts of penetrative sexual activity with a girl under 16 and two counts of sexual assault on a female.
A PERVERT who had sexual activity with a child after befriending her on Facebook has been jailed for four years.
FOOTBALLER Adam Johnson was "shaky" as police held him on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl of 15, a court heard.