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[pan-sek-shoo-uh l] /pænˈsɛk ʃu əl/

Psychiatry. pertaining to the theory that all human behavior is based on sexuality.
Also, omnisexual. expressing or involving sexuality in many different forms or with a variety of outlets.

1926 (pansexualism is from 1917), from pan- + sexual. Originally in reference to the view that the sex instinct plays the primary part in all human activity, mental and physical; this was held by his critics to be the view of Freud, therefore a term of reproach leveled at early psychology.


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