Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun celibacy

2 senses of celibacy

Sense 1
celibacy -- (an unmarried status)
       => condition, status -- (a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations")

Sense 2
chastity, celibacy, sexual abstention -- (abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows))
       => abstinence -- (act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite)

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