Monogamy meaning

mə-nŏgə-mē
Monogamy is defined as being faithful to only one romantic partner, or to being married to only one person at a time.

When you are involved in a relationship with only one sexual partner and do not have romantic relations with anyone else, this is an example of monogamy.

When you have only one spouse, this is an example of monogamy.

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The practice or condition of having a single sexual partner during a period of time.
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(loosely) Faithfulness in a relationship between unmarried partners.
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The practice or state of being married to only one person at a time.
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(rare) The practice of marrying only once during life.
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(zool.) The practice of having only one mate during a mating season or for life.
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The practice or condition of having a single sexual partner during a period of time.
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(zoology) The condition of having only one mate during a breeding season or during the breeding life of a pair.
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(zoology) The condition of having only one mate during a breeding season or during the breeding life of a pair.
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A law or custom permitting a person to be married to only one spouse.
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A form of sexual bonding involving a permanent pair bond between two beings.
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Origin of monogamy

  • From mono- +"Ž -gamy

    From Wiktionary