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1. celibacy

noun. ['ˈsɛləbəsi'] an unmarried status.

Synonyms

  • status

Antonyms

  • wetness
  • unsoundness

Etymology

  • caelibatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Celibacy

  • accuracy
  • adequacy
  • advocacy
  • agassi
  • almasy
  • argosy
  • aristocracy
  • autocracy
  • barkocy
  • biopharmacy
  • bluesy
  • bureaucracy
  • candidacy
  • confederacy
  • confederacy
  • conspiracy
  • courtesy
  • degeneracy
  • delicacy
  • delicacy

How do you pronounce celibacy?

Pronounce celibacy as ˈsɛləbəsi.

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Sentences with celibacy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Puritans also thought pastors should be married men with families, as opposed to the Catholic practice of celibacy.

2. celibacy

noun. ['ˈsɛləbəsi'] abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows).

Synonyms

  • sexual abstention
  • abstinence

Antonyms

  • immorality
  • chaste
  • abnormality

Etymology

  • caelibatus (Latin)
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