Definitions

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  • adv. In a sexless manner, or in a way that lacks sex appeal

Etymologies

sexless +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Spinoza, who loved so rationally and sexlessly, and transcendently that he did not seek, or rather had not permitted, a return.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • The inhabitants, dressed in a myriad of odd, brightly-colored costumes that displayed their sexlessly beautiful bodies as if they were pleasure-slaves, gathered curiously beside the road as they made their way along it.

    If I Pay Thee Not In Gold

  • He's an awesome dad, a great friend, my family loves him and, surprisingly, we have been not sexlessly married for 14 years.

    The Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - washingtonpost.com

  • Meanwhile, chef rushes from the kitchen for a bear hug; sommeliers stand sentry-like at his elbows; social x-rays flirt with him, sexlessly.

    Culture | guardian.co.uk

  • … and my confusion about whether or not they were reproductive structures, given that I'd been told that moss reproduced sexlessly?

    Little Bang Theory

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