noun see heterosexual I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Heterosexuality — refers to sexual behavior with or attraction to people of the opposite sex, or to a heterosexual orientation. As a sexual orientation, heterosexuality refers to an enduring pattern of or disposition to experience sexual, affectional, or romantic… …   Wikipedia

  • heterosexuality — 1900; see HETEROSEXUAL (Cf. heterosexual) + ITY (Cf. ity) …   Etymology dictionary

  • heterosexuality — heterosexual ► ADJECTIVE 1) sexually attracted to the opposite sex. 2) involving or characterized by such sexual attraction. ► NOUN ▪ a heterosexual person. DERIVATIVES heterosexuality noun heterosexually adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • heterosexuality — /het euhr euh sek shooh al i tee/ or, esp. Brit., / seks yooh /, n. sexual feeling or behavior directed toward a person or persons of the opposite sex. [1895 1900; HETERO + SEXUALITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • heterosexuality — noun The state of being emotionally or sexually attracted to persons of the opposite sex. Ant: homosexuality See Also: heterosexual …   Wiktionary

  • Heterosexuality — Sexuality directed toward someone of the opposite sex. * * * Erotic attraction, predisposition, or activity, including sexual congress between persons of the opposite sex. * * * het·ero·sex·u·al·i·ty sek shə wal ət ē n, pl ties the quality or… …   Medical dictionary

  • heterosexuality — гетеросексуальность …   Термины гендерных исследований

  • heterosexuality — n. condition of being sexually attracted to a member or members of the opposite sex …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heterosexuality — het·ero·sexuality …   English syllables

  • heterosexuality — n. the pattern of sexuality in which sexual behaviour and thinking are directed towards people of the opposite sex. It includes both normal and deviant forms of sexual activity. Derivatives: heterosexual adj., n …   The new mediacal dictionary

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