sexualization 1889, noun of action from SEXUALIZE (Cf. sexualize).

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  • sexualization — (Amer.) n. process of making sexual, process of attributing sexual qualities to; condition characterized by the presence of sexual drive (also sexualisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Sexualization — The definition of the term, Sexualization has been the subject of debate and dispute. It has been described as the act or process of sexualizing. It refers to the making of a person, group or thing to be seen as sexual in nature[1] or a person to …   Wikipedia

  • sexualization — ˌseksh(əw)ələ̇ˈzashən noun ( s) : the act or process of sexualizing : the state of being sexualized sexualization may not reach its prepubertal peak until about the ninth or tenth year L.E.Hinsie …   Useful english dictionary

  • sexualization — See sexualize. * * * …   Universalium

  • sexualization — noun The act or process of sexualizing …   Wiktionary

  • sexualization — 1. The state characterized by the presence of sexual energy or drive. 2. The act of acquiring sexual energy or drive. 3. The act of imputing a sexual meaning or quality to persons or behaviors. * * * sex·u·al·iza·tion (sek″shoo al ĭ… …   Medical dictionary

  • sexualization — sex·u·al·iza·tion …   English syllables

  • sexualize — sexualization, n. /sek shooh euh luyz / or, esp. Brit., /seks yooh /, v.t., sexualized, sexualizing. to render sexual; endow with sexual characteristics. Also, esp. Brit., sexualise. [1830 40; SEXUAL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

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