aromantic

adjective
aro·​man·​tic | \ ˌā-rō-ˈman-tik How to pronounce aromantic (audio) , -rə-ˈman- \

Definition of aromantic

: having little or no romantic feeling toward others : experiencing little or no romantic desire or attraction And being aromantic doesn't mean you can't experience other types of love or develop strong connections to others, [Bella] DePaulo points out. It also doesn't mean you can't or don't want to be in a relationship.— Anna Medaris Miller

Other Words from aromantic

aromantic noun, plural aromantics
Aromantics may have sexual feelings or be asexual, but they do not have romantic feelings. — Elizabeth Brake
aromanticism \ ˌā-​rō-​ˈman-​tə-​ˌsi-​zəm How to pronounce aromantic (audio) , -​rə-​ˈman-​ \ noun
Like asexuality, aromanticism is an orientation. — Elizabeth Brake

First Known Use of aromantic

2004, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aromantic

a- entry 2 + romantic entry 1

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Cite this Entry

“Aromantic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aromantic. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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