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Definition of "unmarried" []

  • Not married; having no spouse. (adjective)
  • One who is not married. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unmarried" in a sentence
  • "˜All bachelors are unmarried males™ is an analytic statement, since the concept expressed by ˜unmarried male™ is contained in the concept expressed by ˜bachelor™."
  • "Jenkins makes a good argument that Elizabeth's determination to remain unmarried stemmed not just from the abuse she suffered in her teens from her stepmother, Catherine Parr, and Parr's new husband Seymour, but also from the childhood echoes of her own mother's execution - an event she could barely remember, but which was echoed in the beheading of another stepmother when she was eight."
  • "Where being unmarried is concerned, Miliband should be applauded for not racing down to the register office cynically to do the deed during the leadership campaign, definitely for refusing to propose on Daybreak."