sexless
adjective Date: 1598 1. lacking sex ; neuter 2. devoid of sexual interest or activity <
a sexless relationship
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sexlessly adverbsexlessness noun

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  • sexless — sex|less [ seksləs ] adjective 1. ) INFORMAL not sexually attractive 2. ) INFORMAL not at all interested in sex 3. ) neither male nor female …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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