sexuality etymology

English word sexuality comes from English sexual, English -ity

Detailed word origin of sexuality

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sexual English (eng) Of or relating to gender.. Of or relating to having sex, sexual acts and sexual reproduction.. Of or relating to sexual orientations, sexual identity or preferences with respect to sexual intercourse. Of or relating to sexuality; not asexual. (LGBT) A person who experiences sexual attraction, a person who has interest in or desire for sex (especially as contrasted with an asexual).. [...]
-ity English (eng) Used to form a noun from an adjective; especially, to form the noun referring to the state, property, or quality of conforming to the adjective's description.. Used to form other nouns, especially abstract nouns.
sexuality English (eng) Sexual activity; concern with, or interest in, sexual activity.. Sexual identity, gender.. Sexual orientation.. Sexual potency.. Sexual receptivity.. That which is characterized or distinguished by sex.

Words with the same origin as sexuality

Descendants of -ity
brutality capability complexity confidentiality creativity disability electricity homosexuality intensity maturity mentality nationality nudity sensitivity