Definition of non-sexual in English:



  • Not involving or relating to sex or sexual reproduction.

    ‘non-sexual fertilization’
    ‘a non-sexual relationship’
    ‘non-sexual crime’
    • ‘Depending on the person, any number of things can cause sexual arousal, including non-sexual things such as the feeling of water on the body.’
    • ‘Aymo has trouble understanding a non-sexual relationship with women.’
    • ‘Already this year we have seen decreases in recorded crimes of non-sexual violence and in the number of homicides in Scotland in 2003.’
    • ‘The survey revealed that non-sexual desires, such as the need for reassurance and understanding, were a primary motive among women for infidelity.’
    • ‘In a way, it keeps everything pure and non-sexual.’
    • ‘It was all strangely non-sexual really but heaps of fun.’
    • ‘Now, I've dated people I've met online, but through non-sexual contact.’
    • ‘I don't mean personal stuff of a non-sexual nature.’
    • ‘Such a relationship implies in part that they spend time together in non-dating, non-sexual relationship.’
    • ‘To avoid this, most guys are taught to think of non-sexual things - but that essentially ruins the whole sexual experience for the guy.’
    • ‘Sex-related drugs such as Viagra and non-sexual massage items are legal.’
    • ‘So much of our physical contact is non-sexual and just tender.’
    • ‘So I don't see the non-sexual reasons for polyamory.’
    • ‘They include non-sexual crimes of violence and serious assaults.’
    • ‘Even though it's a totally non-sexual, family-oriented activity, many people have discomfort with it.’
    • ‘My theory is that the unfulfilled heightened desire will channel itself into a more meaningful non-sexual relationship.’
    • ‘It would not be too difficult to draw up a list of prisoners found guilty of certain categories of non-serious, non-violent, non-sexual offences.’
    • ‘It's an unwieldy title referring to non-sexual relationships - think two older siblings living together, or an adult with a grown child who's moved back home.’
    • ‘Much, if not most, adolescent sexual activity is about the expression of non-sexual needs.’
    • ‘I applaud the movie for portraying their relationship in completely non-sexual terms.’
    asexual, neuter, unsexed, epicene
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