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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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Discover the Deeper Meaning by Eric Butterworth
One person said, “Adultery is an adult playing around.” It is a logical...
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...
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 ...
by J. D. Douglas, Merrill C. Tenney
Adultery is a special and aggravated case of fornication. In the teaching of Jesus and the apostles in the NT, all sexual impurity is sin against God, against self, and against others. Spiritual adultery (unfaithfulness to God) violates the union ...
Herald of Gospel Liberty (1911)
by Elias Smith
Adultery Is a sin against the family. It is a high crime against the family and should be severely punished next to murder, to which it often leads. The family is a divine Institution: it is God's primal institution for the blessing of mankind. "Male and ...
Being a Concise But Complete Alphabetical Presentation of the Present Common and Statute Law, Civil and Criminal of the Commonwealth Based on the Monumental Works of Dr. B. Minor, Etc.; with Forms by Samuel Need Hurst
Adultery and fornication. §2.
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 ...
A Philosophical Dictionary (1824)
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 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 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 ...
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 Pierre Bayle
ADULTERY. Theodore Beza relates, that on the 36th of March, 1563, the Sieur de Saint-Cyre, otherwise called Puy-Greffier, who had been appointed governor of Orleans from the time that the prince left that town, a good man, ...
Causes for Absolute DivorM, Adultery, impoteucy, cruelty, desertion three years, habits of intoxication by liquors or opium, neglect to provide three years, joining sect believing marriage unlawful, felony. Adultery, Impotency, felony, desertion ...
by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic
VICTOR GROZA LINDSEY HOULIHAN Adultery Adultery is consensual sexual intercourse between a married person and someone other than that person's spouse. Adultery is rarely charged as a crime. It is more often a concern as a part of a ...
by David L. Jeffrey
Adultery is frequently condemned in the NT as well ( e.g., ...
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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
Adultery - which is the only grounds for divorce in New York - is not grounds for divorce in California. As a matter of fact, adultery in Southern California is grounds for marriage. (Allan Sherman)
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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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