adulterous


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a·dul·ter·ous

 (ə-dŭl′tər-əs, -trəs)
adj.
Relating to, inclined to, or marked by adultery.

a·dul′ter·ous·ly adv.

adulterous

(əˈdʌltərəs)
adj
an obsolete word for adulterate2

adulterous

(əˈdʌltərəs)
adj
of, characterized by, or inclined to adultery
aˈdulterously adv

a•dul•ter•ous

(əˈdʌl tər əs)

adj.
characterized by, involved in, or given to adultery; illicit.
[1400–50]
a•dul′ter•ous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.adulterous - characterized by adulteryadulterous - characterized by adultery; "an adulterous relationship"; "extramarital affairs"; "the extracurricular activities of a philandering husband"
illicit - contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention; "an illicit association with his secretary"
2.adulterous - not faithful to a spouse or loveradulterous - not faithful to a spouse or lover; "adulterous husbands and wives"; "a two-timing boyfriend"
unfaithful - having sexual relations with someone other than your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend; "her husband was unfaithful"

adulterous

adjective unfaithful, cheating (informal), extramarital, fornicating, unchaste She had an adulterous affair with a politician.
Translations
nevěrný

adulterous

[əˈdʌltərəs] ADJadúltero

adulterous

[əˈdʌltərəs] adj [affair, relationship] → adultère

adulterous

adulterous

[əˈdʌltrəs] adj (relationship) → adulterino/a; (person) → adultero/a
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By thee adulterous lust was driv'n from men Among the bestial herds to raunge, by thee Founded in Reason, Loyal, Just, and Pure, Relations dear, and all the Charities Of Father, Son, and Brother first were known.
Depraved as a girl, adulterous as a wife, an unnatural sister, homicide, poisoner, execrated by all who knew her, by every nation that had been visited by her, she died accursed by Heaven and earth.
This son of a Scotch tyrant--this grandson of a Papistical and adulterous Scotch woman, whose death proved that a golden crown doth not always save an anointed head from the block--"
Let Death go to houses Where there are vile, adulterous things, chaste wives Who growing weary of their noble lords Draw back the curtains of their marriage beds, And in polluted and dishonoured sheets Feed some unlawful lust.
As for the State, I think our state of Florence Needs no adulterous pilot at its helm.
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Promises of marriage and extended engagements that included sexual relations and the birth of children protected the reputation of the woman more than did adulterous affairs and illicit sexual relations that did not contain any expectation that the man would legitimate children through marriage with the mother.
Finally, he starts prophesying in the direction of the murderous and adulterous king, at which point his career reaches its noble and inevitable conclusion.
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There are mentions of Klaus Mann's liaison with a burly sailor, the mysterious suicide of Heinrich Mann's wife, and the steamy contents of adulterous love letter to Bertolt Brecht.
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