sex act

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sex act the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
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Quotations

  • Jerry Rubin
    Jerry Rubin
    “Most men act so tough and strong on the outside because on the inside, we are scared, weak, and fragile. Men, not women, are the weaker sex.”
  • W. H. Auden
    W.%20H.%20Auden
    “You have to see the sex act comically, as a child.”
  • Bette Davis
    Bette%20Davis
    “The act of sex, gratifying as it may be, is God's joke on humanity. It is man's last desperate stand at superintendency.”

Usage

In literature:

She will see that right parentage is the purpose of the whole scheme of sex-relationship, and act accordingly.
"Our Androcentric Culture, or The Man Made World" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
I'll decide to act the part of a rejoicer, and express of her opinions honeyed to the soul of that sex.
"The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete" by George Meredith
I belong, in habits of thinking and acting, rather to your sex, with which I have always been brought up, than to my own.
"Rob Roy, Volume 1., Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
I belong, in habits of thinking and acting, rather to your sex, with which I have always been brought up, than to my own.
"Rob Roy, Complete, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
The actual numbers of both sexes enfranchised by the Act of 1918 turned out to be considerably in excess of this calculation.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
A femininity which never fails to act upon the opposite sex.
"The One-Way Trail" by Ridgwell Cullum
Or if acting wisely for herself, does she not lower the character of her sex?
"About London" by J. Ewing Ritchie
The rights and wrongs of her sex seemed to completely possess her and to dominate all her thoughts and acts.
"Labor and Freedom" by Eugene V. Debs
It never becomes so exalted as is the sex-act in marriage.
"An Outline of Sexual Morality" by Kenneth Ingram
But the legal privilege preserved by the Divorce Act is enjoyed by the dominant sex to this day.
"A Short History of English Liberalism" by Walter Lyon Blease
From the great eagerness of the male it has generally acted on this sex and not on the females.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition)" by Charles Darwin
Is sex determined at the act of conjugation of the two gametes?
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
In our sex there is no lack of mind or of energy, so let me act.
"The Pharaoh and the Priest" by Alexander Glovatski
We have never allowed him to detect us for an instant in any chivalrous act or piece of partial sex politeness.
"Pieces of Hate" by Heywood Broun
Let none expect, in the last act, to find Her sex transformed from man to womankind.
"Dryden's Works Vol. 3 (of 18)" by John Dryden
The slayer was one of the softer sex, and jealousy prompted her to the act.
"Antigua and the Antiguans, Volume II (of 2)" by Anonymous
Magnetism acts on persons of different age and sex.
"Curiosities of Medical Experience" by J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
A common and to my mind a ridiculous question is which of the two sexes enjoys the generative act the more.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. VI (of VI), "Spanish Passions" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
She loves children but hates the sex act.
"When the Owl Cries" by Paul Bartlett
It is not hard to see how the notion of a single and separate tendency grew up in the case of simpler acts like hunger and sex.
"Human Nature and Conduct" by John Dewey
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In poetry:

In which we read this nonsense and are moved
At all that was always lost for good, in which
We think about sex obsessively except
During the act, when our minds tend to wander.
"Reading Pornography in Old Age" by Howard Nemerov

In news:

Woman alleges Waffle House CEO demanded sex acts .
Bus camera catches 'sex acts ' between EEISD students, baseball coaches do 'nothing'.
An affidavit says a man accused of killing an Oregon barista told investigators he shot her after hitching a ride, pulling a gun and forcing her to perform a sex act.
(AP) — An affidavit says a man accused of killing an Oregon barista told investigators he shot her after hitching a ride, pulling a gun and forcing her to perform a sex act.
Oregon barista was forced at gunpoint into sex act, affidavit says.
A Jackson County man is in jail, after a hidden camera reveals images of sex acts on a four year old girl.
Some images allegedly depict children from 7 years old to their early teens engaging in sex acts with other minors or adults, Bertagna said.
ST LUCIE COUNTY — Five local men were arrested Thursday after St Lucie County sheriff's investigators conducted an operation targeting men committing sex-related acts in White City Park, according to affidavits released Friday.
She wanted me to try to act dominant in a sex scene and I am a very quiet, shy, gentle guy — a real geek, at the time.
And in sharp contrast to Obama, Romney not only supports the Defense of Marriage Act, he backs a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.
One of the undercover officers had met with Thomas, who has four children, according to DNAinfo, on Oct 11 and he allegedly gave the cop he locations where to meet the prostitutes as well as pricing officers for the sex acts.
Shawn Hudson of South Rotan Street admitted committing a non-forceable sex act with a 13-year-old girl in June.
Fort Drum woman charged with criminal sex act.
Ex-Saratoga County Sheriff's dispatcher gets 8 years for abduction, sex act.
GRAHAM — A jury took fewer than 30 minutes Thursday to find a Yadkin County man guilty of soliciting a child by computer to commit an unlawful sex act.
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