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sexless

(sĕks′lĭs)
adj.
1. Lacking sexual characteristics; neuter.
2. Lacking in sexual interest or activity: a sexless marriage.

sex′less·ly adv.
sex′less·ness n.
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Your sexless marriage becomes an obstacle to your happiness, and you know you have no choice but to get out
Britomart's holiness is more admired than her nubility, the innocent pleasures of the Garden of Adonis are an inaccessible fiction, the only unqualified praise is for Chrysogone's sexless childbearing.
Portrait of a Marriage (1973) by her son Nigel Nicolson is based on his mother's journal detailing her by then sexless but loving friendship with her husband and her intense love affair with another woman.
An implicit distinction is drawn in the poem between the GIs' quest for sexless or pre-sexual socialization in the bars and their quest for sex in other rooms, for although the black GIs are shunned by the mama-sans and bar girls in the bars frequented by the white GIs, "deeper into alleys" (29), in off-limits areas, the black soldiers have access to prostitutes whose services are available on a nondiscriminatory basis.
High abstraction swathed in passive forms, suffocating circumlocutions, this and more we suffer in this dreadful display of sexless, nerve-numbing, smarmy crap.
By closely following the coverage of a select group of famous cases--the Rideout marital rape trial, the Big Dan's pool-table gang rape, the Central Park Jogger assault and others-- Benedict shows that the press constructs sex crimes according to two possible scenarios: Either she is a sexless innocent and he's a monster, or she is a scheming sexpot and he is just a red-blooded American male.
Later, she weds a storekeeper in a sexless marriage of convenience and still later takes in her first love, Jason, by then a penniless drunkard.
Another superstition was that hares are sexless, or that they change their sex every year.
The right one is whether youre willing to remain in your sexless marriage.
The character is about to marry Lawrence White (John Bowe) but it's a sexless marriage and Bernice has a fling with ex flame Andy Sugden on her hen night.
Cain advises a frightened Chas to get medical help, Bernice wonders if she can really live with a sexless marriage, and Zak is furious when Rodney makes an inappropriate remark about Joanie.
8221; Skurtu's current research focuses on sexless marriages, which are defined as ones in which a couple has sex less than 10 times a year.