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Definition of "nonreproductive" [nonreproductive]

  • Not able to reproduce; sterile. (adjective)
  • Not of or pertaining to reproduction. (adjective)
  • Any creature that cannot reproduce. (noun)

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Use "nonreproductive" in a sentence
  • "Thus, for a denomination that has already declined by a half million members over the last two decades, the report sounds a call for widening the circle of faithful -- not with children, but with nonreproductive gays, lesbians and heterosexual singles who practice "safe sex.""
  • "Aside from the ethical questions -- should we tamper with embryonic cells, or perform nonreproductive human cloning?"
  • "I personally cannot imagine a group of lawmakers 200 years ago sitting around discussing what bits of a woman's body her husband may or may not touch; † but in short, the fact that sexual pleasure can be received from a nonreproductive sex act gripes some peoples 'souls."