Celibacy meaning

sĕlə-bə-sē
Abstinence from sexual relations.
noun
0
0
The condition of remaining unmarried, especially for religious reasons.
noun
0
0
The state of being unmarried, esp. that of a person under a vow not to marry.
noun
0
0
Complete sexual abstinence.
noun
0
0
Abstaining from marriage; the state of being unmarried.
noun
0
0
Advertisement
Abstaining from sexual relations.
noun
0
0

Origin of celibacy

  • From Latin caelibatus (“celibacy, a single life”), perfect passive participle of caelibare, from caelebs (“unmarried”).

    From Wiktionary