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celibate

adjective

Synonyms of celibate

not engaging in sexual intercourse
  • celibate monks and nuns
  • They have chosen to lead celibate lives.

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The first known use of celibate was in 1724

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“Celibate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/celibate. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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