un·​sex·​u·​al ˌən-ˈsek-sh(ə-)wəl How to pronounce unsexual (audio)
: not of, relating to, or associated with sex or the sexes : not sexual
unsexual relationships

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But John Schlesinger’s film is instead an invariably moving study of unlikely (and unsexual) friendship and of collaboration for survival in the sad and greedy shadows cast by the bright lights of Times Square. Los Angeles Times, 25 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1822, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unsexual was circa 1822

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“Unsexual.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsexual. Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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