Tiger Woods is an example of someone who committed adultery.
She engaged in adultery because her spouse has a low libido, while hers is very high.
And it came to pass through the lightness of her whoredom, that she defiled the land, and committed adultery with stones and with stocks. (King James Version)
Other Word Forms
Origin of adultery
- Middle English from Old French adultere from Latin adulterium from adulter adulterer adulterate
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From the Old French scholarly form adultere (“violation of conjugal faith”) (in Bernard of Clairvaux, Sermons, 12c.), from Latin adulterium, from adulter. Replaced the older form avoutrie, from the popular Old French forms avouterie or aoulterie. Compare French adultère (“adultery”). Old English word was æwbryce (“breach of lawful marriage”).