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Etymology

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sexual +‎ -ly

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Adverb

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sexually (comparative more sexually, superlative most sexually)

  1. In a sexual manner: erotically.
    She kissed him sexually.
  2. With respect to sex (either of the two divisions of organisms).
    The firm discriminated sexually in its hiring and retention practices.
  3. With respect to sexual intercourse.
    He was sexually active by the age of fifteen.
  4. By means of sexual intercourse.
    AIDS and gonorrhea are sexually transmitted diseases.
    A parrot is a sexually reproducing organism.

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