sex·​less | \ ˈseks-ləs How to pronounce sexless (audio) \

Definition of sexless

1 : lacking sex : neuter
2 : devoid of sexual interest or activity

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Other Words from sexless

sexlessly adverb
sexlessness noun

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Alone on Christmas Eve 2008, a desperate Pittsburgh man named George Sodini sat at his computer and puzzled over his sexless life. David J. Krajicek,, "'Incel' killers: Man who gunned down three women in 2009 set tone for 'involuntary celibate' mass murderers," 6 May 2018 All those big-haired 1980s power ballads, once a guilty pleasure, prove well-suited to the high-gloss camp and sexless raunch of rock opera. Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Tina': Theater Review," 17 Apr. 2018 Boys wore skirts and shorts in baby pink trimmed with ruffles, while women wore sexless, slick vinyl uniforms. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "JW Anderson Is the Latest Brand to Combine Men’s and Women’s Runway Shows," 13 Dec. 2017 Indeed, the avatars of time management and fashion games are featureless and sexless, with monochromatic, usually white skin and one or two pixels suggesting a nose. Deirdre Coyle, New Republic, "Why Are Video Games so Sexist?," 1 Nov. 2017 Toward a stage, where a seemingly nude and sexless version of herself is crouched on the ready. Los Angeles Times Staff,, "A Star Is Born: Gabrielle Union turns 45 today," 29 Oct. 2017 For Emily on the other hand, who misses her shelved law career and whose relationship with her husband (a reliably adorable Adam Scott) is at a sexless impasse, no new social opportunity is unwelcome. Guy Lodge,, "'Fun Mom Dinner' review: A meal of savory appetizers, not hearty cuisine," 4 Aug. 2017 That way everyone who wants to can get their rocks off and not feel left out in the sexless cold. Richard Lawson, Vanities, "Finally, the Hamptons Will Be Sexy," 5 July 2017 That way everyone who wants to can get their rocks off and not feel left out in the sexless cold., "Finally, the Hamptons Will Be Sexy," 5 July 2017

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First Known Use of sexless

1605, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of sexless

: not having sexual activity : not including sex
: not looking like either a male or female

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