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Sentence count:51Posted:2017-03-15Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: chastitysexual abstentionSimilar words: celibatetalibanlibationantibacterialdelicacyindelibledeliberatedeliberatelyMeaning: ['selɪbəsɪ]  n. 1. an unmarried status 2. abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows). 
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1. Catholic priests take a vow of celibacy.
2. He took a vow of chastity and celibacy.
3. Why not drop the discipline of mandatory celibacy?
4. Celibacy is perfectly acceptable, although rare.
5. Had he not taken a vow of celibacy?
6. Celibacy, or Bramacharya, is encountered frequently in Hindu lore and life.
7. The celibacy that is accepted in the New Testament is one that comes as the result of a spiritual gift.
8. Christians believe not only in celibacy outside marriage, but chastity, or faithfulness, within it.
9. The virtue of celibacy has been extended into the vowed life of monasticism and the single priesthood.
10. Celibacy in the priesthood was to be obligatory for all.
11. In its earliest impulses celibacy was egalitarian and even subversive of patriarchal family relationships.
12. The long struggle by popes and bishops for celibacy among the clergy was not over by Innocent's pontificate.
13. As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent. Socrates 
14. Celibacy is, at best, the lesser evil; by no means is it regarded as a panacea.
15. Purists argued that celibacy and spinsterhood were positive acts of self-determination, in contrast to the illusory freedom of libertarianism.
16. People in some religious orders take a vow of celibacy.
17. So it was a husband's sacred duty not to refuse her on that day even if he were practising celibacy.
18. The exact date was etched in memory because it was Day Five of my aborted Month of Celibacy.
19. We should not have to apologize for a vow of celibacy.
20. Oddly, it was men who'd left the active priesthood to marry who were most eloquent about celibacy.
21. Each peahen is on a treadmill and dare not jump off lest she condemn her sons to celibacy.
22. However, they are less and less willing either to hide or to lead lives of celibacy.
23. Some of the early church fathers used to argue that marriage was more of a sacrifice than celibacy.
24. Although members of the community dressed alike, the women in black robes, they were not bound to celibacy.
25. Neither rejection, protest nor availability prepares us for the demands which celibacy is making on us nowadays.
26. I had always wondered why the Catholic Church insists on celibacy vows for its clergy.
27. If it is lived in that world(, the vow of celibacy witnesses to other women and indeed to men.
28. Most men in highly polygamous societies are condemned to celibacy.
29. Just because Comrade Andrew was what he was, did that mean he had taken a vow of celibacy?
30. Lydia was resigning herself to a long stretch of celibacy.
More similar words: celibatetalibanlibationantibacterialdelicacyindelibledeliberatedeliberatelyribaldtribalcanniballegacyfallacyglibcellprimacyprivacylibelad liblibraalibicancelexcelefficacytheocracyaccuracycellaricelandparcelobstinacy
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