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Adultery vs. Infidelity

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Adulterynoun

Sexual intercourse by a married person with someone other than their spouse.

‘She engaged in adultery because her spouse has a low libido, while hers is very high.’;

Infidelitynoun

Unfaithfulness in a marriage or an intimate relationship: practice or instance of having a sexual or romantic affair with someone other than one's spouse, without the consent of the spouse.

Adulterynoun

(biblical) Lewdness or unchastity of thought as well as act, as forbidden by the seventh commandment.

Infidelitynoun

Unfaithfulness in some other moral obligation.

Adulterynoun

(biblical) Faithlessness in religion.

Infidelitynoun

Lack of religious belief.

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Adulterynoun

(obsolete) The fine and penalty formerly imposed for the offence of adultery.

Infidelitynoun

Lack of faith or belief in some religious system; especially, a lack of faith in, or disbelief of, the inspiration of the Scriptures, of the divine origin of Christianity.

‘There is, indeed, no doubt but that vanity is one of the principal causes of infidelity.’;

Adulterynoun

(ecclesiastical) The intrusion of a person into a bishopric during the life of the bishop.

Infidelitynoun

Unfaithfulness to the marriage vow or contract; violation of the marriage covenant by adultery.

Adulterynoun

(political economy) Adulteration; corruption.

Infidelitynoun

Breach of trust; unfaithfulness to a charge, or to moral obligation; treachery; deceit; as, the infidelity of a servant.

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Adulterynoun

(obsolete) Injury; degradation; ruin.

Infidelitynoun

the quality of being unfaithful

Adulterynoun

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Infidelity

Infidelity (synonyms include cheating, straying, adultery, being unfaithful, or having an affair) is a violation of a couple's emotional and/or sexual exclusivity that commonly results in feelings of anger, sexual jealousy, and rivalry. What constitutes infidelity depends on expectations within the relationship.

Adulterynoun

The unfaithfulness of a married person to the marriage bed; sexual intercourse by a married man with another than his wife, or voluntary sexual intercourse by a married woman with another than her husband.

Adulterynoun

Adulteration; corruption.

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Adulterynoun

Lewdness or unchastity of thought as well as act, as forbidden by the seventh commandment.

Adulterynoun

The fine and penalty imposed for the offense of adultery.

Adulterynoun

The intrusion of a person into a bishopric during the life of the bishop.

Adulterynoun

Injury; degradation; ruin.

‘You might wrest the caduceus out of my hand to the adultery and spoil of nature.’;

Adulterynoun

extramarital sex that willfully and maliciously interferes with marriage relations;

‘adultery is often cited as grounds for divorce’;

Adultery

Adultery (from Latin adulterium) is extramarital sex that is considered objectionable on social, religious, moral, or legal grounds. Although the sexual activities that constitute adultery vary, as well as the social, religious, and legal consequences, the concept exists in many cultures and is similar in Christianity, Judaism and Islam.

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