Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Six: sexpartite.

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  • A form of sexa-, meaning six.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A combining form meaning six.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Latin, from sex, six; see s(w)eks in Indo-European roots.

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Latin sex- (six).

Examples

  • So far, researchers have not devoted much attention to the social and moral beliefs of the new nones, but some highly suggestive evidence appears in trend lines measuring attitudes on certain sex- and drug-related issues over this same period.

    American Grace

  • European Pressphoto Agency Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd said the new policy 'reduces the administrative burden for sex- and gender-diverse people.'

    Australia Makes Third Way Easier on Passports

  • "This amendment makes life easier and significantly reduces the administrative burden for sex- and gender-diverse people who want a passport that reflects their gender and physical appearance," Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd said.

    Australia Makes Third Way Easier on Passports

  • There are plenty of sex- and/or money-obsessed, amoral heroines in opera, from Manon and Carmen to Lulu.

    On Anna Nicole and the critics

  • A prolific filmmaker, he first smashed his way into the psycho side of American cinemaniacs with 2001 with Audition and later and Ichi The Killer, two psychotic films that heralded a wave of "Asian Extreme" sex- and violence-crammed titles.

    Brad Balfour: Cultish Cinema Stalks Manhattan For The Next Month

  • The prime minister's direct admonition, coupled with the public brazenness of the cleric in defending his sexual abuse, poses one of the biggest diplomatic and public-relations challenges for yet for the Vatican's handling of the decadelong sex- abuse scandal.

    Belgium Asks Vatican to Punish Bishop for Abuse

  • But Sheen is putting his sex- and drug-addled lifestyle on display, the media can't stop covering it, and the public can't help but read all about it.

    Charlie Sheen, a star on the verge of a nervous breakdown, grips and revulses America

  • The use of more occupational categories in computing the dissimilarity in later years may understate some of the progress made in decreasing sex- and race-based occupational segregation: more job categories gives more opportunity for job segregation.

    The Population of the United States

  • With my patients, I've also seen how absorbing other people's emotions can trigger panic attacks, depression, food-, sex- and drug-binges, and a plethora of physical symptoms that defy traditional medical diagnosis.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Nov. 21 Bloomberg -- Louis Freeh, former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, was hired by Pennsylvania State University to conduct an independent probe of the child sex- abuse scandal that rocked the school.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

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