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1. Of or relating to only one sex.
2. Having only one type of sexual organ; not a hermaphrodite.
3. Botany Having either stamens or pistils but not both.
4. Unisex.

u′ni·sex′u·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
u′ni·sex′u·al·ly adv.
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1. of or relating to one sex only
2. (Biology) (of some organisms) having either male or female reproductive organs but not both
ˌuniˌsexuˈality n
ˌuniˈsexually adv
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(ˌyu nəˈsɛk ʃu əl)

1. of or pertaining to one sex only.
2. having only male or female organs in one individual, as an animal or a flower.
3. unisex.
u`ni•sex`u•al′i•ty, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unisexual - relating to only one sex or having only one type of sexual organunisexual - relating to only one sex or having only one type of sexual organ; not hermaphroditic
sexual - having or involving sex; "sexual reproduction"; "sexual spores"
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Marc-Andre Raffolovich's Uranism and Unisexuality: A Study of Different Manifestations of the Sexual Instinct.
I have long since argued that Hardy's approach to establishing equality of the sexes led him to create, in his characters, attributes that straddle the sexual divide--a literary version of the unisexuality of the 1960s.