homosexual

英 [,hɒmə(ʊ)'sekʃʊəl; ,həʊm-; -sjʊəl] 美 [,homə'sɛkʃuəl]
  • n. 同性恋者
  • adj. 同性恋的
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homosexual 同性恋的

homo-,相同的,sex,性别。即同性别的,后来被心理学家用来指同性恋,并逐渐代替sexual inversion.值得指出的是,该词本身在过去长期不为其它心理学家所接受,认为这个杜撰出来的词没有准确传达出同性恋这一词义。

homosexual
homosexual: see homeopathy
homosexual (adj.)
1892, in C.G. Chaddock's translation of Krafft-Ebing's "Psychopathia Sexualis," from German homosexual, homosexuale (by 1880, in Gustav Jäger), from homo-, comb. form of Greek homos "same" (see homo- (1)) + Latin-based sexual.
"Homosexual" is a barbarously hybrid word, and I claim no responsibility for it. It is, however, convenient, and now widely used. "Homogenic" has been suggested as a substitute. [H. Havelock Ellis, "Studies in Psychology," 1897]
Sexual inversion (1883) was an earlier clinical term for it in English. The noun is recorded by 1895. In technical use, either male or female; but in non-technical use almost always male. Slang shortened form homo first attested 1929. See also uranian.
1. A fraud trial involving two homosexual lawyers was abandoned.
一桩涉及两名同性恋律师的欺诈案审判被撤销了。

来自柯林斯例句

2. He came out as a homosexual after his mother died.
他在母亲死后公开承认自己是同性恋者.

来自《简明英汉词典》

3. In a society that institutionalizes homosexuality, they will be homosexual.
在一个将同性恋制度化的社会中, 人们会进行同性恋爱.

来自哲学部分

4. I never knew he was a closet queen , ie homosexual.
我从来不知道他暗地里搞同性恋.

来自辞典例句

5. That same morning Vincent visited his friend, the notorious homosexual, Comte de Passavant.
同日上午,文森特到朋友德·帕萨汶特伯爵处作客, 此人是个声名狼藉的同性恋者.

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