in the form of text, as in an email, as a substitute for physical
fulfillment of romantic and/or sexual
2. The capacity to arouse or entice another
person romantically and/or sexually, specifically through
text, as in an email.
3. The state or quality of being romantically and/or sexually aroused or enticed by another
person's use of written words, as in an email.
4. The possession of sexual
character or potency as expressed written words.
5. Preoccupation with or involvement in sexual
the use of words.
6. The condition of being characterized
and distinguished by sex through
the written word.
email replaces certain people's need
for romantic and sexual
yearning, for the longing to be understood and appreciated, and to hear from someone one considers "special." The Internet provides a semi-private, if not secret, means to be intimately
in touch with another
person at a secure distance without
contact. With the fear of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and the taboo
of promiscuity, emailing provides a safe haven.
1. Through their powerful
texuality, the man and woman kept their
long distance relationship alive.
2. Emaiing gave the lovers a means to send letters to each other brimming
with texuality without disrupting their respective
3. The boy felt lucky to have found an equal in terms of texuality: a girl on the Internet
with a capacity for words as well as erotic interest.