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1. The state of not being married .
Synonyms: bachelorhood; bachelorship; bachelordom; maidenhood ; singleness; spinsterhood; spinsterdom.

Quote: Samuel Johnson: ' Marriage has pains but celibacy has no pleasures .'

2. Complete abstinence from sexual-intercourse .
Synonyms: abstinence ; abstention; chastity ; coitus-abstentia ; continence; frigidity ; purity; sexual-abstinence ; self-denial; singleness; virginity ; virtue.

See Also: abstinence, aphallata, bachelor bait, celibacy, celibate, chastity, green sickness, sexual abstinence

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