Sexuality

Generally used for the sum of an individual's sexual emotions, ideas, and behavior. For the pattern of attitudes and behavior that in any society is deemed appropriate to one sex rather than another, use "sex role." For the concept of the physiological traits that distinguish the males and females of a species, use "sex.".

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sexuality
seksualiteit Dutch
geslachtsleven Dutch
liefdesdaad Dutch
liefdesleven Dutch
sexualidad Spanish

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Generally used for the sum of an individual's sexual emotions, ideas, and behavior. For the pattern of attitudes and behavior that in any society is deemed appropriate to one sex rather than another, use "sex role." For the concept of the physiological traits that distinguish the males and females of a species, use "sex."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300055187. The J. Paul Getty Trust.