unmarriageable


Related to unmarriageable: unmarriable, marriageability

unmarriageable

(ʌnˈmærɪdʒəbəl)
adj
not eligible or suitable for marriage
Translations

unmarriageable

[ˈʌnˈmærɪdʒəbl] ADJincasable

unmarriageable

adjnicht zu verheiraten pred, → nicht unter die Haube zu kriegen pred (inf)
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There is also a woman whose life has been defined for the past 12 years by hemorrhages that made her ritually impure, unwelcome in religious company and either unmarriageable or easily divorceable.
at 61 ("[A] girl who has not been circumcised is regarded as foul, unmarriageable and deserving only of pity.
What do you say about a man [ie a aACAyAbbasi] who has two paternal cousins [ie Muttalibi and a aACAyAlawi], one of whom [the Muttalibi] deems him his intimate family, places him in his own lineage, and affirms that his property is taboo to him except by his permission, that his daughter is unmarriageable to him except by his betrothal, and that he considers him to own the same rights over him as he would over himself.
And the woman will know her mahram and non-mahram," he said, in reference to the Islamic categorization of unmarriageable kin and the marriageable people of the opposite sex.
You're as unmarriageable as a Disney star fresh out of rehab.
Szablowski's Turkey is a land of paradoxes: Kurds who praise family values but kill their daughters and sisters if they're raped, artists who loath the West but crave its approval, love-struck young men who long to sleep with their girlfriends but know this would make the women unmarriageable.
Because of the Chinese practice of frequently aborting female babies, they have millions of unmarriageable men.
It surprises me that when I first met him he was unmarriageable and didn't want to get married.
By traditional Hmong standards, she is ready to bear children and soon will be considered "old," and possibly unmarriageable.
As for non-parents among the unmarriageable kin (dhaw al-rahim al-mahram), it is not obligatory for a person to earn to provide for them, because providing for them is not a binding duty on him except in the case of one who is affluent (illa bi iHibar sifat al-yasar), but it is recommended (yundab) to earn and provide for them, strengthening the ties of kinship (silat al-rahim); and this is something recommended (mandub) by the Law.
For that matter, the Bible could have ordered that rape victims are in no way sullied or unmarriageable, while their attackers are both.
For Levy, Ashbery, Cornell, and Moore were all unmarriageable "by nature" or "by law," and their work reflects a complex interplay of desire and renunciation, dissimulation and disclosure.