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Coined by Anthony F. Bogaert in 2012, from auto- + χωρίς (khōrís, without) + sexualism, for a rough meaning of "without-self-sexuality."[1]


autochorissexualism (uncountable)

  1. (neologism) A sexual orientation characterized by a disconnect between the self and sexual arousal or fantasies, e.g. having sexual fantasies that do not involve oneself, or experiencing arousal without an active desire for partnered sexual activity.
    • 2015, Anthony F. Bogaert, Understanding Asexuality, page 120:
      To test more formally some of these ideas on autochorissexualism and automonosexualism, more research needs to be done on the sexual fantasies of masturbating asexuals.
    • 2018, Brian D. Zamboni & Grace Madero, "Exploring asexuality within an adult baby/diaper lover community", Psychology & Sexuality, Volume 9, Issue 2 (2018):
      The qualitative data provided little support to the idea some asexual individuals in the ABDL community may display autochorissexualism.
    • 2019, Thom Winter-Gray & Nikki Hayfield, "'Can I be a kinky ace?': How asexual people negotiate their experiences of kinks and fetishes", Psychology & Sexuality:
      Whilst this response linked to autochorissexualism, Olivia described going further than being ‘identity-less’ and instead shifting their identity freely within a fantasy by playing a variety of roles.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:autochorissexualism.


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  1. ^ Anthony F. Bogaert, "Asexuality and Autochorissexualism (Identity-Less Sexuality)", Archives of Sexual Behaviour, Volume 41, Number 6 (2012)