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Sentences with the noun Adultery

20 examples:

The crime of adultery was abolished in 1947.

No adultery is bloodless.
(Natalia Ginzburg)

Divorce is the sacrament of adultery.
(French proverb)

Keep women far away from song, because it is a summons to adultery.
(Bedouin proverb)

Segregation is the adultery of an illicit intercourse between injustice and immorality.
(Martin Luther King)

The fool castrates himself in order that he could accuse his pregnant wife of adultery.
(Turkish proverb)

The first breath of adultery is the freest; after it, constraints aping marriage develop.
(John Updike)

Laura spent the past three months in a Doha jail cell on a charge of adultery.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

The new laws would include penalties like amputation for theft and stoning for adultery.
(USA Today - World, )

That's what happened to Gulnaz, who was barely 16 when she was raped and then jailed for adultery.
(CNN - World News, )

Saudi Arabia agrees to reopen the case of a Sri Lankan maid sentenced to death by stoning for adultery.
(BBC News - World News, )

An appeals court has commuted a sentence of death by stoning for a Sri Lankan woman convicted of adultery.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The Afghan government said it was considering draft legislation that would impose public stoning to death as a punishment for adultery.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

As global membership to the world’s biggest infidelity site soars to over 24 million, its founder explains the international appeal of adultery.
(The Vancouver Sun - Relationships, )

An Afghan official says a 22-year-old woman has been stoned to death by a group of men identified as Taliban insurgents after she was accused of adultery.
(Fox News - World, )

TV columnist Nancy deWolf Smith says where Showtime’s exploration of adultery is headed nobody can tell, but ‘The Affair’ already has bated the hook.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

The 46-year-old, who wore a custom-made Chanel dress with Naomi Campbell as a bridesmaid in black at her October 1997 wedding, filed a petition in which Mr Aldridge admitted to adultery.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

China’s Communist Party, after more than a year of deliberation, expelled him.Authorities determined that he had accepted large sums of bribes, leaked state secrets and engaged in adultery.
(Forbes - Business, )

The British have more lovers than the French, but Italians and Spanish most likely to cheat according to a new survey by affairs website - and its head thinks UK has 'relaxed' attitude to adultery.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Rachel Weisz, her husband Daniel Craig and fellow actor Rafe Spall formed a theatrical ménage a trois when they spent three weeks studying the text of Betrayal, Harold Pinter's classic play about adultery.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

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What did Albert Einstein think about adultery, the atomic bomb and God?
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Other sentences

94 examples:

According to many religions, adultery is a crime.

Adolescence is the stage between puberty and adultery.

Adultery is the application of democracy to love.
(H.L. Mencken)

Adolescence is the stage between infancy and adultery.

Many are the eyes of the person whose spouse commits adultery.
(Zambian proverb)

Where there are monks and priests, there is adultery and beatings.
(Sicilian proverb)

Autobiography is now as common as adultery and hardly less reprehensible.
(John Grigg)

People who commit adultery must die. Everyone knows that. Any movie tells you that!
(Richard Dreyfuss)

You know, of course, that the Tasmanians, who never committed adultery, are now extinct.
(W. Somerset Maugham in The Bread-Winner)

Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
(Edmund Burke)

He that looketh on a woman to lust after her, hath committed adultery already with her in his heart.
(Dutch proverb)

Adultery, alcoholism, child abuse, homosexuality, incest and murder.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

The rich and powerful are key clientele for the Ashley Madison adultery website.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton star in Nick Cassavetes' adultery comedy.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Phones promote adultery and ruin the 'moral fabric' of society, all-male council says.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

A proposal to repeal the crime of adultery from Colorado's books has been signed into law.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

A man in Kuwait narrowly escaped punishment for adultery because of the family's pet bird.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Fallout from the breach of the adultery dating site spreads as law enforcement investigates further.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

An internet dating site for married people is taken to court in France, accused of promoting adultery.
(BBC News - World News, )

Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann exact revenge on a cheating cad of a husband in Nick Cassavetes' adultery comedy.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

The woman was prosecuted on charges of adultery and alcohol consumption and received a one-year suspended sentence.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Paul Callan says there are many ways legal proceedings could affect the hackers and the future of the adultery site.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

French chef Albert Roux’s wife has been granted a ‘quickie’ divorce, after she claimed he had committed adultery.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Katherine Heiny’s short stories focus on women who rush into adultery and other things society wouldn’t approve of.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

This English import, a classic romance of decent married lovers resolutely resisting adultery, arrives in Beverly Hills.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

A video has emerged showing a young woman accused of adultery being stoned to death in central Afghanistan officials say.
(BBC News - World News, )

The adultery website, having parted ways with Noel Biderman, denies it is shutting down and claims new users are signing up.
(The Hollywood Reporter - International, )

Olivier Giroud has attempted to clear up the situation regarding his personal life by insisting he has not committed adultery.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

From adultery and abduction to madness and even murder,TV historian Dr Lucy Worsley, reveals the secret lives of our monarchy.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The Saudi national, apparently a fan of a rival pop star, was sentenced for accusing Shams of adultery without providing proof.
(Daily Mail - News, )

At least five suits have been filed over the hack of adultery website Ashley Madison, seeking more than a half-billion dollars.
(NBC News, )

A Jehovah's Witness senior official, who confessed to sexually abusing his daughter, was first stood down over adultery matters.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Stoning remains the way Iranians -- overwhelmingly women -- are punished for committing adultery, Human Rights Watch said Monday.
(CNN - World News, )

A Moroccan court has convicted an investigative journalist of adultery and starting a brothel, sentencing him to 10 months in jail.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The fallout continues from a data breach of Ashley Madison, the adultery website, as international authorities search for the hackers.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

A Sydney woman in hiding in Lebanon and facing adultery charges has been refused help finding a "safe house" by the Australian Embassy.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

South Korea's top court revokes a 60-year-old adultery law under which cheating spouses could be jailed, saying it is unconstitutional.
(BBC News - World News, )

The Ashley Madison data breach was one of the biggest hacks of 2015, but the adultery site apparently keeps growing despite the fiasco.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

An Afghan court sentenced seven men accused in the Aug. 23 rape of four women to death Sunday for charges of adultery and armed robbery.
(UPI - News, )

China has published an "adultery map" of philandering Communist Party officials, charting the distribution of bed-hopping civil servants.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

South Korea's highest court struck down a decades-old law banning adultery, sending shares in the country's biggest condom maker surging.
(CNBC, )

The Army has suspended the top general at Fort Jackson in South Carolina due to allegations of adultery and assault, an Army spokesman says.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

A data dump indicates it contains further leaked material from the adultery dating site Ashley Madison, but a key file appears to be damaged.
(BBC News - Business, )

Hajj Abd Al-Nabi, (pictured) who says he has hanged some 800 people for crimes from adultery to murder, said: 'In all honesty, I love my work.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A Japanese court has rejected an adultery case after deciding that the husband’s affair with a club hostess was purely for business reasons.
(The Independent - World News, )

Tracey says that 24 per cent of us are committing adultery despite the fact that only a third of us think a relationship can survive an affair.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Some 37 million people are members of adultery website Ashley Madison, showing that for many, the traditional model of marriage isn’t working.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Newly-catalogued archives have exposed the seedy underbelly of the acclaimed university - with tales of adultery, libel, bribery and even murder.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Mathieu Amalric’s film version of Georges Simenon’s “The Blue Room” deals with adultery, crime and the relationship of sights and sounds.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

The case follows a landmark decision that decriminalized adultery, and reflects continuing changes in the nation’s social attitudes toward sex.
(The New York Times - World News, )

"Lots of stamina" and blindfolding have reportedly been revealed as the biggest turn-ons for users of the hacked adultery website Ashley Madison.
(The Independent - People, )

South Korea's Constitutional Court has struck down a 60-year-old statute outlawing adultery under which violators faced up to two years in prison.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

A Dutch woman is being detained in Qatar on suspicion of adultery, after she told police she had been raped, her lawyer and the Dutch embassy says.
(BBC News - World News, )

Alexandra Hollywood reveals for the first time that she is divorcing her estranged husband on the grounds of his adultery, which he is not contesting.
(Daily Mail - News, )

An SNP MP whose email address was among the millions released after a data hack on adultery website Ashley Madison says it was "harvested" by hackers.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Civil servants used official Government email addresses to register profiles and explicit sexual fantasies on an adultery website, it can be revealed.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A Canadian dating website focusing on adultery has announced its intention to list publicly in London because of Europe's more "laissez-faire attitude".
(BBC News - Business, )

The dramatic moment when a devastated Duke of Windsor accused his wife of adultery has been revealed in previously unseen papers of his former secretary.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Simon Cowell's baby-on-the-way news got a bit more tawdry Thursday, with words like "adultery," "surprise" and "gold digger" starting to swirl in the mix.
(Christie DZurilla in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Actress-turned-director Pernilla August tackles a 1912 Swedish literary classic in her second feature, a turn-of-the-20th-century drama of love and adultery.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Four women were raped, robbed and beaten by a gang of 10 men, seven of whom were captured and convicted of adultery and armed robbery in a swift trial Sunday.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Islamic State militants stoned a man and woman to death on charges of adultery in Iraq, parading the victims in a public square in the northern city of Mosul.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The Army says the commanding general of Fort Jackson, S.C., has been suspended in connection with charges of adultery and involvement in a physical altercation.
(Fox News - Politics, )

A local leader in Tanzania who had been accused of adultery has been attacked and beheaded by a gang of men, who then cooked some of his body parts, police say.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The production features real-life couple Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz enacting Harold Pinter's reverse-chronological tale of adultery, directed by Mike Nichols.
(David Ng in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Adultery, divorce and menopause have given this multidisciplinary humorist a banquet of material that should keep her busy long after the hot flashes have faded.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Controversial adultery website Ashley Madison is trying to rebuild its reputation and business after the massive scandal last year, but it's facing FTC scrutiny.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Sexual relationships that involve the exchange of money cannot be considered adultery, according to a Tokyo District Court ruling involving a couple and a bar hostess.
(UPI - News, )

Sri Lanka has called on Saudi Arabia to pardon a domestic worker sentenced to death by stoning after she admitted committing adultery while working in the Arab nation.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Lords Leader Baroness Stowell used George Clooney to explain how a man who married another man could only sue for adultery if his partner had sex with a woman, not a man.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Thousands of cheating spouses working in the highest quarters of the U.S. government have been identified today in a major global hack of adultery dating site Ashley Madison.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Singapore's government has blocked access to the popular adultery website Ashley Madison amid a public outcry ahead of the company's planned launch of a portal for the city-state.
(CBC News - World, )

The shocking footage is understood to have been filmed in the city of Hama and shows a bearded cleric ranting at the woman and accusing her adultery while she pleads for her life.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A married SNP MP whose email address has been published among millions of customers of the adultery website Ashley Madison has claimed that she was the victim of a smear campaign.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

The email address of insurance tycoon Arron Banks, who heads the £7million referndum campaign to leave the EU, was found on the hacked database of adultery website Ashley Madison.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Sara Wilson could not split from gay rugby star Keegan Hirst on the grounds of adultery - although there was no proof of infidelity - because laws don't recognise same-sex affairs.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A new criminal law that could include penalties like amputation for theft and stoning for adultery will be enforced for Muslims in Brunei in six months, its ruling sultan announced.
(CBC News - World, )

Thomas Middleton and William Rowley’s The Changeling is as much a pitch-black comedy as a tragedy, the grisly plot of murder, adultery and deceit shot through with comic business.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

SHARIA police in the Indonesian province of Aceh will publicly flog a young woman for adultery after she was turned in by eight vigilantes who had already gang-raped her as punishment.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The secret life of 32 million individuals who joined the adultery website Ashley Madison could be up for grabs by anyone as hackers reveal they posted their information into the Dark Web.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

The British man, who has chosen to remain anonymous, said he cheated on his wife with three women he met on recently-hacked adultery site Ashley Madison after his partner 'put on weight'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Intelligence agencies are trawling leaked data from the hacked Ashley Madison adultery website to glean personal information and even use it as a possible blackmail tool, sources have said.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

As the Speaker of the House of Commons' wife admits to being unfaithful with her husband's cousin, two women revealed how they handled adultery and what it means when your other half strays.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Dina Matiass, 35, from Somerset, wanted her cleaner and childminder Niressa De-Vincente to sleep with her husband Zekri Gris so she could use it as 'evidence' of adultery in a divorce battle.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Press reports about the French president's complicated love life highlight the difference between Anglo-Saxon and Gallic attitudes towards adultery, but above all appetite, writes Adam Gopnik.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Adultery was the reason for nearly one in three marriages to fail in the UK in the 1970s, but the latest figures show only 15 percent of divorces were down to infidelity, according to new research.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Jamila Bibi, the Saskatoon woman facing a criminal charge for adultery in Pakistan, has left Saskatchewan in accordance with a deportation order and is en route to her home country, her lawyer says.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

Jamila Bibi, a Saskatoon, Sask., woman facing criminal charges for adultery in Pakistan, could be the target of a so-called honour killing by her husband's family if she is deported, her lawyer says.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

The fallout from the hacking of the adultery website Ashley Madison has drifted nearer to the courtroom after two Canadian solicitors’ firms said they had launched a £368m lawsuit against the owners.
(The Independent - World News, )

Britain’s spies have been looking through leaked files from the Ashley Madison adultery website – to see if they have anything to worry about but also whether they can use it to obtain intelligence.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

Nathaniel Hawthorne's tale of adultery and redemption serves up a love triangle worthy of Puccini, and just the sort of doomed and determined heroine Verdi might transform into a spine-tingling soprano.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

The owners of adultery website Ashley Madison say hundreds of thousands of people signed up for their website in the past week despite a recent cyberattack that leaked the personal information of many of their users.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

South Korea's highest court struck down a decades-old law banning adultery, a statute that critics said is anachronistic and infringes on personal freedom, sending shares in the country's biggest condom-maker surging.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

If you're troubled by an unpleasant squeaking sound that you can't put your finger on, it's probably the 34 million members of adultery website Ashley Madison getting it discreetly on with other people's husbands and wives.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

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