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celibacy

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abstention from sexual intercourse
  • a widower who has maintained absolute celibacy since the death of his wife

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The first known use of celibacy was in 1646

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“Celibacy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/celibacy. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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