- Fornication is defined as sexual intercourse between unmarried partners.
An example of fornication is sexual intercourse between an unmarried man and an unmarried woman.
fornication definition by Webster's New World
- voluntary sexual intercourse engaged in by a man, esp. an unmarried man, with an unmarried woman
- voluntary sexual intercourse engaged in by an unmarried person: if the other person is married, the act of the unmarried person is sometimes considered adultery
- any unlawful sexual intercourse, including adultery
- worship of idols
Origin: Middle English fornicacioun ; from Old French fornication ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin fornicatio ; from fornicatus: see fornicate
fornication definition by American Heritage Dictionary
fornication - Legal Definition
fornication - Medical Definition
- fornicate verb