Question: When was sapiosexual coined?

When was the word sapiosexual first used?

2004 By definition, a sapiosexual is someone who finds intelligence sexually attractive or arousing. The word sapiosexual originated from the Latin root word sapien, which means wise, and sexualis, which means sexual. Sapiosexual is still a fairly new word, as Merriam-Websters first known use of the word was in 2004.

Is sapiosexual asexual?

Scientists consider sapiosexuality less a sexual orientation than an identity, Professor Herbenick said. People who identify as sapiosexual may also identify as gay, straight, bisexual, asexual or something else. Some people find the term offensive.

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