un·​erot·​ic | \ ˌən-i-ˈrä-tik How to pronounce unerotic (audio) \

Definition of unerotic

: marked by an absence of sexual desire or arousal : not erotic an unerotic embrace … I must say that eroticism is not this novel's problem. Rather it's a distinctly unerotic verbosity.— Jack Sullivan

Keep scrolling for more

Other Words from unerotic

unerotically \ ˌən-​i-​ˈrä-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce unerotically (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unerotic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Surprisingly, McKay offers nothing more graphic than that rather unerotic image. Michael Dirda, Washington Post, "Claude McKay abandoned ‘Romance in Marseille’ because it was too daring. He was just ahead of his time.," 5 Feb. 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'unerotic.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of unerotic

1930, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about unerotic

Time Traveler for unerotic

Time Traveler

The first known use of unerotic was in 1930

See more words from the same year

Statistics for unerotic

Cite this Entry

“Unerotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unerotic. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on unerotic

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for unerotic

Comments on unerotic

What made you want to look up unerotic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a closeup of a sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!