Definition of cybersex in English:

cybersex

noun

  • Sexual arousal using computer technology, especially by wearing virtual reality equipment or by exchanging messages with another person via the Internet.

    • ‘The concept of community online has been extensively explored and raises the question as to whether the internet and cybersex constitute a ‘community’ in any sense.’
    • ‘If you think Internet flirting and cybersex are harmless, you might want to reconsider.’
    • ‘Interviews were initially conducted with 36 individuals who were participating in Internet chat rooms devoted to cybersex.’
    • ‘He addressed pornography, cybersex, and sexual expression on the Internet, but did not delve into issues surrounding individuals who use the Internet as a venue for meeting sex partners.’
    • ‘In sexual interactions, the high desirability of cybersex may be a function, as Lacan theorized, of its being constituted in the realm of the linguistic and the symbolic.’
    • ‘If a relationship were strong in the first place, a partner would not stray into those places on the internet where cybersex is found.’
    • ‘At any given time of the day or night, one can find more than 8,000 chat rooms devoted to cybersex or the discussion of sexual topics in operation on Internet Relay Chat.’
    • ‘What motivates individuals to seek sexual information, pornography, cybersex, or face-to-face sexual interaction via the Internet?’
    • ‘Thus cybersex has become positioned midway between arousal from viewing pornography and real (in-person) sexual contact.’
    • ‘However, it is likely that those who use the internet for cybersex or for making sexual contacts are already distanced from conventional moral economies.’
    • ‘In this instance, cybersex involves online users swapping text-based sexual fantasies with each other.’
    • ‘Male compulsive users presented cybersex as a manifestation of sexual addiction.’
    • ‘She says that it is a daily occurrence to be invited to engage in cybersex, or to talk dirty, but she rejects these offers without hesitation.’
    • ‘For anyone who has ever been curious about a whole range of sexual behaviors, cybersex offers a private, safe, and anonymous way to explore those fantasies.’
    • ‘Questions here asked, for example, if cybersex is cheating, if sex on the Internet is better suited for men, if the Internet fosters equality between genders, and similar questions.’
    • ‘In some cases, the works were ‘updated’ with allusions to cybersex.’
    • ‘There is an additional stage consideration that arises from the relationship between typing, doing, and being: the possibility that an individual might have cybersex with a member of the same sex, but not physical sex.’
    • ‘But to the internet communicator engaging in cybersex, there can be the perception that this is not a ‘real’ behavior because there is not a physical interaction.’
    • ‘In terms of sexuality, the internet has made cybersex possible, widely expanded the possible network of contacts and times of contact, and enabled people to utilize multiple personas.’
    • ‘Since we're on the topic of intimacy, let's delve into that other magnet that lures some teens into cyberspace - cybersex.’

Pronunciation

cybersex

/ˈsaɪbərˌsɛks//ˈsībərˌseks/