The act or process of sexualizing.
Sexualization, is a derogatory term used by those opposed to it, in particular the way that it relates to women and girls. There is currently a motion for a European Parliament resolution going through which gives the following definition of sexualization: whereas sexualisation consists of an instrumental approach to a person by perceiving that person as an object for sexual use disregarding the person's dignity and personality traits, with the person's worth being measured in terms of the level of sexual attractiveness; sexualisation also involves the imposition of the sexuality of adult persons on girls, who are emotionally, psychologically and physically unprepared for this at their particular stage of development; sexualisation not being the normal, healthy, biological development of the sexuality of a person, conditioned by the individual process of development and taking place at the appropriate time for each particular individual.
The numerical value of sexualization in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of sexualization in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Clothing definitely plays a role in the sexualization of our girls, so from prom dresses to starter bras to shorts, I believe we need to show our girls a broader range of options so they can choose the style that works for them.
Images & Illustrations of sexualization
Translations for sexualization
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for sexualization »
Find a translation for the sexualization definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these sexualization definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"sexualization." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 23 Aug. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/sexualization>.