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1. Describes a person who lives in celibacy .
Synonyms: alone; bach ; bachelor ; single ; unmarried; unwedded.

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

2. Describes someone who abstains, by vow or for other reasons, from sexual activity.
Synonyms: abstinent; chaste ; continent; monkish; nunnish; monastic; platonic ; pure ; virgin ; virginal; virtuous.

See Also: bachelor, unemployed, the

Quotes Containing celibate:
Zach (John Ritter) and Alex (Alyson Reed) in Skin Deep (1989): - Zach: ''What would you do if I told you I''ve been celibate for six months?'' - Alex: ''Cross my legs. ''

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