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

Other Words from unerotic

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

Examples of unerotic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The director Ninja Thyberg’s new film is graphic yet deeply unerotic. David Sims, The Atlantic, 19 May 2022 Holbein was sensitive but cautiously unerotic in picturing women, who are usually sombre. Peter Schjeldahl, The New Yorker, 21 Feb. 2022 Surprisingly, McKay offers nothing more graphic than that rather unerotic image. Michael Dirda, Washington Post, 5 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of unerotic

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Unerotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unerotic. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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