Synonyms and Antonyms : Celibacy



Celibacy



( Noun )


He maintains his state of
celibacy in order to become a Priest.

Synonyms:

Single

Singleness

Bachelorhood

Virginity

Blessed

Maidenhood

Chastity

Contextual Examples:



There was not
single evidence which could prove that he was guilty.

He had decided to get married because now he feels that his
singleness is too boring.

Hinduism lays great emphasis on
bachelorhood of man and virginity of woman.

A Yogi believes that he will live in a perpetual state of
blessedness after his communion with God.

India has lodged a strong protest against the
chastity tests of Indian women carried out by the British Government at Heathrow Airport before allowing them entry into Britain.



Antonyms:

Engagement

Wedlock

Married state

Matrimony

Union

Nuptial tie

Contextual Examples:



Their
engagement was announced in the local church.

In due course the two will enter into
wedlock.

They will be called as being in a
married state.

Their
matrimony is attributed to a chance meeting in a tea party at a common relation’s place.

Their
union is likely to be very happy as their temperaments match very well.




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