adultery

All Noun
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  • When he was seven, his father left the family because of his mother's adultery.
  • So much better in every respect are the works of nature than the adulteries of art. Cited from The Praise of Folly, by Desiderius Erasmus
  • A man can only be found guilty of adultery if the act takes place inside the home.
  • They meet each other again after she has married, and end up committing adultery.
  • When she was still very young, her father divorced her mother for adultery.
  • His adulteries were still before their eyes, but they must be patient where they had not power. Cited from Discourses on Satire & Epic Poetry, by John Dryden
  • If she has actually committed adultery, then she is to be thrown into the river.
  • Later, he comes across a man attempting to murder his wife for adultery.
  • He said that in the life of the body he had regarded adulteries as of no account. Cited from Heaven and its Wonders and Hell, by Emanuel Swedenborg
  • The story could be seen as being more about regaining lost youth than adultery itself.
  • Her father was later fired from his work because of adultery.
  • If a woman committed adultery, she could be beaten or put to death.
  • I now come to the third, which is a series of adulteries. Cited from The Public vs. M. Gustave Flaubert, by Various
  • If, then, they but hear adulteries mentioned they turn away. Cited from Heaven and its Wonders and Hell, by Emanuel Swedenborg
  • Unlike his father's, there was no adultery in his marriage.
  • Susan says she is happy to die rather than live in adultery.
  • When she is told that she has been accused of adultery, she laughs.
  • God exposed the women's adultery, and all of the sons died.
  • He did this as a public health measure, to contain adultery.
  • She accused her husband of adultery and he said it was sinful to leave him and her children.
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Meaning of adultery

  • noun Extramarital sex that willfully and maliciously interferes with marriage relations
    adultery is often cited as grounds for divorce