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- adj. Not sexual; unconcerned with sex or sexuality.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having no distinction of sex; sexless; neuter.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having no sex; sexless; asexual.
- Done by or characteristic of sexless animals: as, the non-sexual conjugation of protozoans.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not having or involving sex
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Similarly, WAC officers attempted to channel lesbian tendencies into nonsexual obedience to superiors.
Men were advised to redirect their sexual energies into work, and women were told that females were naturally nonsexual and that “good” women were pure and chaste.
Massa gave contradictory explanations for his behavior, acknowledging he groped and tickled a staffer in a nonsexual way and wrestled with others at his 50th birthday party, but then denying any groping occurred.
Jerry Brown last month signed into law a plan to move people convicted of crimes deemed "non-serious, nonviolent and nonsexual" to county jails with some of the costs paid by the state.
The scholarly Arden footnotes both the sexual and nonsexual readings of the line, although its explanation of the latter — that she wants somebody else's beard on her chin — seems reminiscent of the puritanical bowdlerizing of editions past.
Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 109, which would move people convicted of crimes deemed "non-serious, nonviolent and nonsexual" to county jails with some of the costs paid by the state—a plan known as "realignment."
In a perfect world, then, would tickling and wrestling be more incorporated into society, teaching us more ways to make physical contact that are nonsexual?
Other recent "bro" blends are a bit more macho: brogrammer (bro + programmer), "a programmer who behaves in a stereotypically frat-boy manner"; bromance (bro + romance) "a close but nonsexual relationship between two men"; and brodeo (bro + rodeo), "a social gathering primarily or exclusively of men."
Mr. Canfield said his client admits to running a nonsexual "companionship service," not a prostitution ring.
They can have brotherly love and nonsexual affection among men without sex.