monogamic

monogamic

(ˌmɒnəʊˈɡæmɪk)
adj
another word for monogamous
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Plunged right away into monogamy, man, unexperienced in his good fortune, hankers after polygamy, as the monotheistic Jew hankered after polytheism; and thus the monogamic young man too often meets Aphrodite for the first time, and makes future appointments with her, in the arms of his pure young wife.
The faithfulness of the monogamic couples I have referred to may be explained as a matter of habit; but my long desire for the Swift One cannot be so explained, any more than can be explained the undying enmity between me and Red-Eye.
This change in the value and scope of libidinal relations would lead to a disintegration of the institutions in which the private interpersonal relations have been organized, particularly the monogamic and patriarchal family.
Wedlock, or monogamic marriage, is one of the 'categories' of our social thoughts and conceptions, and, therefore, of our social existence."); David J.
In Eros and Civilization, he claims that the emergence of a new reality principle, along with the broadened scope of libidinal relations that would concurrently emerge, "would lead to a disintegration of the institutions in which the private interpersonal relations have been organized, particularly the monogamic and patriarchal family" (Marcuse 1974:201).
Mean fecundity was similar in both monogamic and poliandric females; however, females paired with one day old males presented the lowest mean fertility.
All pregnants and the control group were monogamic and had no history of sexual intercourse before getting married.
Different reproductive behavior sustained over an immensely long evolutionary time would have produced, on average, corresponding innate behavioral predispositions as foundations of psychological gender: greater competitiveness, aggressiveness, display of material achievements, and tendency towards sexual promiscuity and polygamy in men; and a more conciliatory and empathetic disposition, display of physical attractiveness, better social and character reading skills, and monogamic tendency in women (Kenrick and Trost 150-1; Baron-Cohen 1-5).
The gist of my meditations is simply that our monogamic system is not suited to all natures.
The Deseret Evening News opined that Willard had vindicated Mormonism and polygamy: The success of Utah's first West Point cadet further confirms the erroneousness of the idea that the minds of polygamous children are inferior to those of monogamic parentage.