Definition of monosexuality in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˌsɛkʃʊˈalɪti/ /ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˌsɛksjʊˈalɪti/


  • 1Biology
    The condition of having reproductive organs of one sex only.

  • 2rare The condition of having members of one sex predominant.

  • 3rare The condition of having sexual relations in which one seeks to gratify only oneself.

  • 4The state or condition of being sexually attracted to members of one sex only. Opposed to bisexuality.


Early 20th century; earliest use found in Abraham Arden Brill (b. 1874). From mono- + sexuality, after monosexual.