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Definition of the noun sexual activity
What does sexual activity mean as a name of something?
- activities associated with sexual intercourse
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of sexual activity: sex / sex activity / sexual practice
- more generic terms: activity / bodily function / bodily process / body process = an organic process that takes place in the body
- more specific terms:
- bondage = sexual practice that involves physically restraining (by cords or handcuffs) one of the partners
- outercourse = sexual stimulation without vaginal penetration
- safe sex = sexual activity (especially sexual intercourse) with the use of measures (such as latex condoms) to avoid the transmission of disease
- conception = the act of becoming pregnant
- sexual intercourse / carnal knowledge / sexual congress / sexual relation / intercourse / copulation / relation / coition / sex act / coitus = sexual activity between individuals, especially the insertion of a man's penis into a woman's vagina until orgasm and ejaculation occur
- pleasure = sexual gratification
- making love / sexual love / lovemaking / love life / love = sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people
- carnal abuse = any lascivious contact by an adult with the sexual organs of a child
- sexual union / conjugation / coupling / pairing / mating / union = the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes
- facts of life / reproduction / procreation / breeding = the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
- stimulation / foreplay / arousal = mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse
- sexual perversion / perversion = an aberrant sexual practice
- autoeroticism / autoerotism = using you own body as a sexual object
- promiscuousness / sleeping around / promiscuity = indulging in promiscuous (casual and indiscriminate) sexual relations
- lechery = unrestrained indulgence in sexual activity
- homoeroticism / homosexualism / homosexuality / queerness / gayness = a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex
- bisexuality = sexual activity with both men and women
- heterosexualism / heterosexuality / straightness = a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the opposite sex
- bestiality / zooerastia / zooerasty / sodomy = sexual activity between a person and an animal
Sexual activity is a risk factor.
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by Gilbert Reyes, Jon D. Elhai, Julian D. Ford
These findings seem at odds with the aforementioned association between sexual trauma and infrequent sexual activity. It is unclear why some individuals seem to respond to sexual trauma by refraining from sex while other individuals seem ...
by Henry Kellerman
include: orgasm disorders—inhibited orgasm, premature ejaculation; sexual arousal disorder—equivalent to impotence and frigidity; sexual aversion disorder —aversion to sexual activity; sexual pain disorder—genital pain, vaginismus.
by John Anthony McGuckin
chastity may refer in practical terms either to a complete abstention from all sexual activity (as in the case of monastics, or as the Orthodox Church expects of all persons prior to marriage), or to the right ordering and sacred engagement of ...
Dictionary Of Social Work (2010)
The Definitive A to Z of Social Work and Social Care by John Pierson
Offences range widely and include meeting a child following 'grooming', sexual assault, sexual activity with a child, and rape. Public and professional interest in paedophiles has expanded enormously in recent years. This has been prompted ...
Encyclopedia of Ethics: P-W (2001)
by Lawrence C. Becker, Charlotte B. Becker
"Sexual activity" is an intriguing concept; it is difficult to state the conditions that are necessary for an act to be sexual. Consider proposal 1 , that sexual acts are those that involve contact with a sexual body part. But flirting visually, talking over ...
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Quotes about Sexual activity
I guess he wanted to see a little more sexual activity because in real life, in bed I think less is more and let the woman come to me. Frankly, I don't even need a woman there. (Garry Shandling)
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