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[ˈsāpē rōˈmantik]


Describes a romantic preference in which a person experiences a greater level of romantic attraction towards intelligence as opposed to any other quality/feature. A sapioromantic could have such a strong romantic attraction to intellect that it can be irrespective of gender or physical attractiveness.


Brittany: “I want people to know that I value intelligence, so I listed myself as a Sapioromantic on that new dating site.”
Anna: “What does that mean?”
Brittany: “It means that I’m looking for a smart guy instead of an attractive guy. Smart guys make better boyfriends and husbands.”