The sexual or spiritual attraction to intelligence. Sometimes referred to as 'sapiosexual', a neologized word meaning a person who is sexually aroused by or is attracted to intelligence in others. Etymology: (sapiosexual; from the latin roots sapien, wise or intelligent, and sexualis, relating to the sexes). The sexual orientation has become more common in recent times, having many people claim to be or identify as sapiosexual and may in future be a generalized term.
Sapiosexual (attraction to intelligence) A person who is excited, aroused or elevated by intelligence equal (or more commonly) greater than their own. Sapiosexuals can either have some form of sexual intent or have no intimacy of a physical sense (Asexual); while still being attracted to intelligent others.
by SHERLOCK_31 December 27, 2013
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