spinsterdom

spinsterdom

(ˈspɪnstədəm)
n
the state of being a spinster
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The dance in their verse encompasses themes of sexuality, marriage, and spinsterdom. The question of a woman's minimizing domestic life for professions like authorship is important in such poetry.
If you are a Bridget Jones here's why you're holding a one-way ticket to spinsterdom: