pansexual
adjective Date: 1926 exhibiting or implying many forms of sexual expression • pansexuality noun

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  • pansexual — (adj.) 1926 (pansexualism is from 1917), from PAN (Cf. pan ) + SEXUAL (Cf. sexual). Originally in reference to the view that the sex instinct plays the primary part in all human activity, mental and physical; this was held by his critics to be… …   Etymology dictionary

  • pansexual — adj. 2 g. Relativo ao sexo ou à sexualidade em todos ou em muitos dos seus aspectos.   ‣ Etimologia: pan + sexual …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • pansexual — [pan sek′sho͞o əl] adj. displaying or encompassing a broad range of human sexual behavior pansexuality n …   English World dictionary

  • pansexual — adjective not limited or inhibited in sexual choice with regard to gender or activity. noun a pansexual person. Derivatives pansexuality noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • pansexual — pansexuality, n. /pan sek shooh euhl/, adj. 1. Psychiatry. pertaining to the theory that all human behavior is based on sexuality. 2. expressing or involving sexuality in many different forms or with a variety of sexual outlets. [1925 30; PAN +… …   Universalium

  • pansexual — 1. adjective a) Sexually attracted or open to all people regardless of gender or sexual orientation. b) Sexually attracted to everyone and everything. 2. noun Someone who is attracted to all types of people regardless of gender or …   Wiktionary

  • pansexual — adj. omnisexual, of or pertaining to the theory that all human behavior is on the basis of sexuality; that involves sexuality in many different forms or sexual activities n. person who is open to many types of sexual activities, person involved… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pansexual — pan•sex•u•al [[t]pænˈsɛk ʃu əl[/t]] adj. cvb psi expressing or involving sexuality in many different forms • Etymology: 1925–30 pan sex•u•al′i•ty, n …   From formal English to slang

  • pansexual — /pænˈsɛkʃuəl/ (say pan sekshoohuhl) noun 1. a person for whom sexual attraction is based on aesthetic qualities and romantic love rather than gender. –adjective 2. of or relating to such a person. {pan + sexual} –pansexuality, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • pansexual — noun a person who participates in (or is open to) sexual activities of many kinds • Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑individual, ↑someone, ↑somebody, ↑mortal, ↑soul …   Useful english dictionary

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