psy·​cho·​sex·​u·​al·​i·​ty ˌsī-kō-ˌsek-shə-ˈwa-lə-tē How to pronounce psychosexuality (audio)
: the mental or emotional factors of sex

Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of psychosexuality was in 1910

Dictionary Entries Near psychosexuality

Cite this Entry

“Psychosexuality.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

Medical Definition


psy·​cho·​sex·​u·​al·​i·​ty -ˌsek-shə-ˈwal-ət-ē How to pronounce psychosexuality (audio)
plural psychosexualities
: the mental or emotional factors of sex
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