anti–sex

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adjective an·ti–sex \ˌan-tē-ˈseks, ˌan-tī-\
variants: or

anti–sexual

play \ˌan-tē-ˈsek-sh(ə-)wəl, -ˈsek-shəl, ˌan-tī-\ or less commonly

antisex

or

antisexual

Definition of anti–sex

  1. :  characterized by or expressing opposition to or disapproval of sex or sexuality anti-sex attitudes an anti-sex culture

anti–sexuality

or less commonly

antisexuality

play \ˌan-tē-ˌsek-shə-ˈwa-lə-tē, ˌan-tī-\ noun … there was repressive antisexuality. Prudery and modesty were the norm and supposedly were necessary to preserve the virtue and innocence of women and children. — Ruth B. Weg

1878

First Known Use of anti–sex

1878


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