Definition of Homosexuality

1. Noun. A sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex.


Definition of Homosexuality

1. Noun. The state of being sexually and romantically attracted primarily to persons of the same sex. ¹

2. Noun. Sexual activity with a person of the same sex. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Homosexuality

1. [n -TIES]

Medical Definition of Homosexuality

1. Sexuality directed toward someone of the same sex. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homosexuality

homoserine lactone
homoserines
homoskedastic
homoskedasticity
homosocial
homosocialities
homosocially

Literary usage of Homosexuality

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biblical Counsel: Resources for Renewal : an Annotated Topical Bibliography by Steven C. Kettler (1993)
"This man has helped many hundreds tum from homosexuality since he himself gave it ... 20825 A study of homosexuality. Drakeford, John W, A Christian View of ..."

2. Diseases of the nervous system by Smith Ely Jelliffe, William Alanson White (1917)
"homosexuality.—Sexual desire for the same sex. Narcissism.—A form of auto-erotic sexuality in which a person is love with himself—his own body or someone ..."

3. Handbook of Reference Sources and Services for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries by Margaret I. Nicholas (1994)
"... cover historical, medical, psychological, sociological, and transcultural information on homosexuality. The focus of the work is Western, but African, ..."

4. Handbook of Reference Sources and Services for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries by Margaret I. Nicholas (1996)
"Encyclopedia of homosexuality. 2 vols. Wayne R. Dynes, ed. Garland, 1990. l,522p. $150 ISBN 0--6544-1 The 770 biographical, topical, and thematic articles, ..."

5. Public Scandals: Sexual Orientation and Criminal Law in Romania : a Report by Human Rights Watch (Organization), Human Rights Watch (Organization (1998)
"189 All the same, psychiatrists interviewed by Human Rights Watch and IGLHRC agreed that homosexuality has historically not been treated primarily as a ..."

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