childlessness

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  • Info Childlessness is defined as the condition of being without children. more...
  • After eight years of childlessness the king became in October the father of a son. Cited from History of the English People, Volume III (of 8), by John Richard Green
  • She was said to have suffered because of her childlessness, and therefore turned to religion.
  • I suppose my own childlessness makes me yearn towards the sons of others. Cited from Hindu Literature, by Epiphanius Wilson
  • Celibacy and childlessness became more and more common, especially among the upper classes. Cited from The History Of Rome, Book V, by Theodor Mommsen
  • She had spoken once of her childlessness in a tone that didn't quite square with that explanation. Cited from Mary Wollaston, by Henry Kitchell Webster
  • Her childlessness would be the greatest source of unhappiness in her life.
  • She saw in Mary's childlessness not only God's but Nature's justice. Cited from The Three Sisters, by May Sinclair
  • Her childlessness, bitter as that had been, was the least of them. Cited from Ramona, by Helen Hunt Jackson
  • Reasons for childlessness include, but are not limited to, the following.
  • The wound dealt her by her childlessness had always remained open. Cited from Fruitfulness, by Emile Zola
  • A king and queen long lamented their childlessness until the queen gave birth to a son who was a donkey.
  • The difficult subject of their childlessness is a theme in his fantasies.
  • While the tax on childlessness has not been reenacted, other proposals have been.
  • This sin resulted in his childlessness, while his good deeds resulted in his birth as a king of a peaceful kingdom.
  • He had a claim to the throne in his own right, but his childlessness hindered him advancing it.
  • Those that, for whatever reason, are affected from involuntary childlessness do have options available to them.
  • Aeson was content thereafter although he was lonely and although his wife was lonely in their childlessness. Cited from The Golden Fleece, by Padraic Colum
  • Thus, childlessness is generally correlated with working full-time.
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Meaning of childlessness

  • noun The condition of being without offspring