VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

III. SYMPATHETIC AFFECTIONS

1. Social Affections

Celibacy.

[Antonyms: marriage.]

[Nouns] celibacy, singleness, single blessedness; bachelorhood, bachelorship; misogamy, misogyny.

virginity, pucelage; maidenhood, maidenhead.

unmarried man, bachelor, Coelebs, agamist, old bachelor; misogamist, misogynist; monogamist; monk.

unmarried woman, spinster; maid, maiden, virgin, femme sole, old maid; bachelor girl, girl bachelor; nun.

[Verbs] live single.

[Adjectives] unmarried, unwedded; wifeless, spouseless; single.

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