What does childlessness mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. childlessness(noun)

    the condition of being without offspring


  1. childlessness(Noun)

    The state of being childless.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Childlessness(noun)

    the state of being childless


  1. Childlessness

    Childlessness is defined as the condition of being without children. Childlessness may have personal, social and/or political significance. There are two distinguishable types of childlessness, voluntary and involuntary. Voluntary childlessness, also described as childfree, is a consequence of having made a decision not to reproduce. To be childless not by choice is defined as involuntary childlessness.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of childlessness in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of childlessness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of childlessness in a Sentence

  1. Erica Jong:

    There is simply no dignified way for a woman to live alone. Oh, she can get along financially perhaps (though not nearly as well as a man), but emotionally she is never left in peace. Her friends, her family, her fellow workers never let her forget that her husbandlessness, her childlessness -- her selfishness, in short -- is a reproach to the American way of life.

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