whoredom

noun
whore·​dom | \ ˈhȯr-dəm How to pronounce whoredom (audio) , ˈhu̇r- \

Definition of whoredom

1 : the practice of whoring : prostitution
2 : faithless, unworthy, or idolatrous practices or pursuits

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Examples of whoredom in a Sentence

Nell Gwyn is remembered as one of the most infamous courtesans in the annals of whoredom.
Recent Examples on the Web The media pretense that Kamala Harris represents black womanhood is as specious as Megan and Cardi B’s tribute to whoredom. Armond White, National Review, 14 Aug. 2020 Over five summer days the Assembly’s first session set tobacco prices, outlawed drunkenness and whoredom, and discussed Indian relations. Richard Brookhiser, Time, 19 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of whoredom

12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Whoredom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whoredom. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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