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Definition of the noun adultery
What does adultery mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: adulteries
- extramarital sex that willfully and maliciously interferes with marriage relations
Alternative definition of the noun adultery
- Sexual intercourse by a married person with someone other than their spouse.
- "Adultery" is a 1989 South Korean film.
- also known as Gantong
- country: South Korea
- language: Korean Language
- director: Park Yong-Jun
- producer: Jeong-jo Kim
- written by Su-il Park
- cinematography by Hong Dong-hyuk
- edited by Hyeon Dae-won
- music by Lee Jong-sik
- genres: Romance Film, Drama, Melodrama, East Asian cinema, World cinema
- released on (26 years ago)
- "Adultery" is a 2010 short drama film written and directed by Peter Kerek.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adultery
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The Secret Lives of Wives (2011)
Women Share What It Really Takes to Stay Married by Iris Krasnow
Adultery is the ultimate naughty behavior, and while the act is wrong, the ancient human impulse to sample the forbidden...
The Command of the Shari'ah and Juridical Norm by Ahmad Hasan
Hence adultery is a murder putatively. Moreover, adultery is an immediate evil, while the threatened torture is an apprehended evil ...
by David W. Jones
Viewed internally, adultery is a topic to which many people can relate.
Critical Theory Today (2014)
A User-Friendly Guide by Lois Tyson
For example, adultery is the topic of both Kate Chopin«s...
by Emanuel Swedenborg
ADULTERY IS THE CAUSE OF DIVORCE. There are several reasons for this, which are discernible in rational light, and yet at this day they are concealed. From rational light it may be seen that marriages are holy and adulteries profane; and ...
We, the People (2011)
by Adolph Caso
Adultery is a crime, which, politically considered, owes its existence to two cause, viz. pernicious laws, and the powerful attraction between the sexes.
A body of practical divinity consisting of above one hundred and seventy six sermons on the lesser catechism composed by the reverend assembly of divines at Westminster (1741)
with a supplement of some sermons on several texts of scripture to which is added, the art of divine contentment; recommended to the publishers, and never before printed (except once) in the former editions of this book, altho printed twenty times by itself by Thomas Watson
Adultery is the reigning Sin of the Times, Hof. 7. 4.. They are Adulterers, as an Oven heated by the Baker. The Time of Henry VIII. was called the Golden ...
by Yudit Kornberg Greenberg
The prohibition against committing adultery is well known as one of the “Ten Utterances” cited in Exodus 20:13 and Deuteronomy 4:17. Given that biblical law —and rabbinic law in its wake—permits polygyny, at least in theory, men were not ...
A Dictionary of Correspondences, Representatives, and Significatives Derived from the Word of the Lord. Extracted from the Writings of E. Swedenborg. [Abridged Principally from The"Dictionary of Correspondences,"by G. Nicholson.] (1841)
by Emanuel Swedenborg, George NICHOLSON (Incumbent of Little Budworth.)
To commit adultery, in the natural sense, is to commit whoredom, to be guilty of obscene practices, to indulge in wanton discourse, and to entertain filthy thoughts. In a spiritual sense, ...
by Jodi O'Brien
Adultery, also commonly referred to as infidelity, or “cheating,” traditionally involves a person willingly engaging in sexual physical activity with a person other than one's spouse or committed relationship partner. The concept of infidelity has ...
by Gaṅgā Rām Garg
Adultery is not to be confused with Niyoga (levirate), where for the sake of progeny, a wife is permitted to have sexual relations with another man (relation or priest) as in the case of Kunti (q.v.), the wife of Pandu, etc. It does not, however, mean ...
A Philosophical Dictionary (1824)
by Voltaire, John G. Gorton
ADULTERY. We are not indebted for this expression to the Greeks ; they called adultery moicheia, from which came the Latin mcechus, which we have not adopted. We owe it neither to the Syriac tongue nor to the Hebrew, a jargon of the ...
A - Ana
Adultery, of the husband the crime continued capital. The reason v— alleged for this difference was, that the woman is the weaker vessel. Matthsus declaims against the Empress Theodora, who is supposed to have been the cause of this law, ...
By the Jewish law, adultery Was punished by death in both parties, where they Were both married, or only the Woman. The Jews had a particular method of trying, or rather purging, an adulteress, or a woman suspected of the crime, by making ...
by David L. Jeffrey
Adultery is frequently condemned in the NT as well ( e.g., ...
by Nigel Wilson
ADULTERY 1 1 Rubinstein, Lene, Adoption in IV Century Athens, Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 1993.
With regard to adultery (moicheia) in ancient Greece, it was the married or marriageable status of the woman involved that ...
by Sally-Anne Lambert
pinerua [mulilua—adultery or fomicntion / adulterous, of a male] Bigotry (having two wives) / Second wife punarua Having many lovers makau-rau Have illicit intercourse moepuku Coulnit fornication kaikaiitara Committing adultery kaikairau ...
by Watson E. Mills, Roger Aubrey Bullard
ADOPTION ADULTERY IN THE OT (Rom 8:15). They are "heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ" (Rom 8: 17; cf.
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Women caught in adultery
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- Adultery Meaning
Video shows what adultery means. Sexual intercourse by a married person with someone other than their spouse.. Lewdness or unchastity of thought as well as ...
- The biblical definition of adultery
Men are being falsly accused of adultery where it is their God given duty to have wives. Society is messed up in the black community because men want step up ...
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Quotes about Adultery
Adolescence is the stage between infancy and adultery.
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Scrabble value of A1D2U1L1T1E1R1Y4
The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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