Talk:sexual tension

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sexual tension[edit]

Looks very much like sexual + tension to me. The current smartass definition only serves to confuse an occasional visitor: "physically induced libidinal unrest"!! Delete per "no useful content". --Hekaheka (talk) 03:58, 1 April 2012 (UTC)

I don't think it's super clear cut, but I think delete. In physical tension, the same sense of tension is used, so this isn't unique. Mglovesfun (talk) 09:11, 1 April 2012 (UTC)
A perfectly ordinary SoP combination with hormone-enhanced import. We'll see it again. DCDuring TALK 13:24, 1 April 2012 (UTC)
If that's a concern, it can be protected.​—msh210 (talk) 16:35, 1 April 2012 (UTC)
Not really a concern. Protection would be worse. I'd forgotten to vote to delete. DCDuring TALK 22:07, 2 April 2012 (UTC)
Delete SOP.​—msh210 (talk) 16:35, 1 April 2012 (UTC)
Delete. No more merits an entry than existential malaise or erotic feeling. Equinox 16:37, 1 April 2012 (UTC)
Delete. SOP of: sexual (Of or relating to having sex) + tension (Psychological state of being tense (Showing signs of stress or strain; not relaxed)). Ungoliant MMDCCLXIV 17:05, 1 April 2012 (UTC)
Keep but rewrite definition. Wikipedia's definition of "A social phenomenon that occurs when two people interact and one or both feel sexual desire, but the consummation is postponed or never happens." seems idiomatic. ---> Tooironic (talk) 22:36, 3 April 2012 (UTC)
Wikipedia's definition looks almost equally dubious to me. For how long do you have to postpone in order for the "social phenomenon" to be called sexual tension? And why limit the number of people involved to two? --Hekaheka (talk) 04:22, 4 April 2012 (UTC)
Keep - familiar from psychology. If WP seems dubious, well, that's the nature of Freudianism. It's still more than just the SOP it seems to be with our present def. --Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 01:13, 5 April 2012 (UTC)
Keep it's psychomologicalLucifer (talk) 07:20, 6 April 2012 (UTC)
Keep. Occurs between compatible individuals, not between rivals although the nature of their rivalry may be sexually aggressive. DAVilla 02:22, 8 April 2012 (UTC)
Keep per DAVilla. bd2412 T 17:23, 1 June 2012 (UTC)
Keep Matthias Buchmeier (talk) 17:47, 1 June 2012 (UTC)

Kept. — TAKASUGI Shinji (talk) 08:55, 9 August 2012 (UTC)