sexual relation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sexual relation 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

  • Karl Marx
    Karl%20Marx
    “Philosophy stands in the same relation to the study of the actual world as masturbation to sexual love.”

Usage

In literature:

They are pitiful in their sexual affairs, and, in fact, in all relations.
"Maxim Gorki" by Hans Ostwald
The most singular instances of morphological identity are those relating to the sexual organs.
"Vegetable Teratology" by Maxwell T. Masters
In this phase of sexual gratification, it is assumed that the woman has these relations with various men.
"The Biology, Physiology and Sociology of Reproduction" by Winfield S. Hall
Young women about to marry should receive instruction from their mothers as to the sexual relations which will exist after marriage.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume II (of VI)" by Various
General ideas concerning human relations are the medium through which sexual taboo works, and these must now be examined.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
The question of sexual relations during pregnancy is more difficult, on account of its long duration.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
This pretence of male superiority in the sexual relation is so shallow that it is strange how it can have imposed on any one.
"The Truth About Woman" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
The sexual relations of the animals also illustrate this fact.
"Ways of Nature" by John Burroughs
Most strikingly is the effect of unsatisfied sexual relations shown in the number of suicides among men and women.
"Woman under socialism" by August Bebel
These sexual unions serve to bring the married pair into a perfectly harmonious relation to each other.
"Plain Talks on Avoided Subjects" by Henry Newell Guernsey
Thus far we have considered the territory in its relation to the discharge of the sexual function.
"Territory in Bird Life" by H. Eliot Howard
The effect of the sexual relation upon newly-married men and women is oftentimes very noticeable.
"What a Young Husband Ought to Know" by Sylvanus Stall
But after a while that feeling also wore off, and I desired sexual relation with him.
"Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist" by Alexander Berkman
PERIOD of variability, relation of, to sexual selection, i.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex" by Charles Darwin
This could not be done by written laws; the attempt to regulate sexual relations by law had broken down in my own day.
"The Woman Who Vowed" by Ellison Harding
It is difficult to estimate the relative importance of de Bary's astoundingly accurate work on the sexuality of the Fungi.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 10" by Various
Sexual relations are promiscuous, and there is but little courtship behavior.
"Life History and Ecology of the Five-lined Skink, Eumeces fasciatus" by Henry S. Fitch
Evidently the relations in which the sexual organs stand to other parts of the body are of the greatest importance.
"The History of Creation, Vol. I (of 2)" by Ernst Haeckel
It is this form of sexual relation, physical though it may be, that is the outgrowth of evolution in man.
"Private Sex Advice to Women" by R. B. Armitage
It is plain that the jealously-guarded ambrosia of Aryan gods has here been adapted to signify the sexual relation.
"Demonology and Devil-lore" by Moncure Daniel Conway
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In news:

Former Penn State President Graham B Spanier remained free on $125,000 bail Wednesday and was ordered by a district judge not to leave Pennsylvania as he faces charges relating to the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.
One doesn't need a law degree to know that it's a bad idea for an employer to have sexual relations with employees.
They say he had been having sexual relations with a 16-year-old girl for about a month.
Ross denied having sexual relations with a 14-year old student on her classroom desk.
A Lancaster man has been charged with corruption of minors, stemming from alleged sexual relations with a McCaskey High School student 12 years ago.
Church volunteer accused of sexual relations with minors .
A Lancaster man has been charged with corruption of minors , stemming from alleged sexual relations with a McCaskey High School student 12 years ago.
It was spring of 1998, a few weeks before "Titanic" won 11 Academy Awards and a few weeks after Bill Clinton denied having sexual relations with that woman.
A Utah corrections officer is facing a felony charge for having sexual relations with a parolee she supervised at a Salt Lake City halfway house.
Gay Davidson-Shepard and Daniel Shepard pleaded guilty in August to sexual relations with a 17-year-old boy.
A child psychiatrist has pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault involving a young relative.
Norward was charged with rape , sexual assault and related offenses.
An Army recruiter is accused of having sexual relations with a 16-year-old Flowing Wells High School student.
Wolf Blitzer explains that he believe it when Anthony Weiner told him that he'd been hacked - and said it reminded him of Bill Clinton, looking right at Wolf, saying he didn't have 'sexual relations' with Monica.
Once a school like Penn State or Syracuse has gone through the ethical and public relations disaster of a child sexual abuse scandal what comes next.
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In science:

Likewise, the network of sexual relations in a population can be represented by a graph.
Defining statistical ensembles of random graphs
Related to this is the view is that hormones determine sexual dimorphism -the differences in morphology between males and females.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Removing the confound of time in investigating the relation of serial behaviours: testosterone, prolactin and the transition from sexual to parental activity in male America kestrels.
Post-hatching parental care behaviour and hormonal status in a precocial bird
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