unmarriageable

Related to unmarriageable: unmarriable, marriageability

unmarriageable

(ʌnˈmærɪdʒəbəl)
adj
not eligible or suitable for marriage
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unmarriageable

[ˈʌnˈmærɪdʒəbl] ADJincasable

unmarriageable

adjnicht zu verheiraten pred, → nicht unter die Haube zu kriegen pred (inf)
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The second book, a novel, 'Unmarriageable Pride and Prejudice in Pakistan' is written by Soniah Kamal.
Unmarriageable By Soniah Kamal Ballantine $27, 352 pages 9781524799717 eBook available
Such projections furthermore suggest a China 2040 with tens of millions of essentially unmarriageable men (although such calculations also would include some men who would be voluntarily never-married).
In my traditional African culture, females who participate in strenuous male activities are viewed as unmarriageable (FGDP7).
These beliefs render disabled women "unmarriageable" in popular view.
Nonetheless, they, too, retain the taint of buda, which means that their hospitality is always potentially poisonous, and their children are unmarriageable. Also, the merchants who are suspected of being buda are almost always Christians.
Authorities dismissed the idea that the order was based on religious ideology, but used the Arabic-language term "mahram" to refer to a male companion within one's family considered "unmarriageable" by Islamic law and acting as a guardian.
Because pilgrimage visas require women to travel with their husband or a male member of their unmarriageable kin, these visas are primed for abuse by men who can pretend to be the woman's husband, while actually being her trafficker.
The burkini — a conflation of the burqa and bikini — is designed for Muslims who believe that Islam requires women to conceal everything except the face, hands and feet from all men who are not their husbands or unmarriageable kin.
Peele's braggart Huanebango proves a crucial missing link between Pyrgopolinices and Petruchio because of his successful courtship of a woman considered utterly unmarriageable by locals.
For example, a statement in the Hadith provides explicit guidance about how men and women should relate: "A man should not seclude himself with a woman except that there be with her someone who is of unmarriageable kin" (Sahih al-Bukhari 5233).
Austen introduces Anne as an old maid, however, through her family's definition of her as past her prime and unmarriageable. Sir Walter believes, "All equality of alliance must rest with Elizabeth" (6).