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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unmarried, singleadjective

    not married or related to the unmarried state

    "unmarried men and women"; "unmarried life"; "sex and the single girl"; "single parenthood"; "are you married or single?"


  1. unmarriednoun

    An unmarried person.

  2. unmarriedadjective

    Having no husband or wife.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unmarriedadjective

    Having no husband, or no wife.

    Unmarried men are best friends, best masters, best servants, but not always best subjects, for they are light to run away. Francis Bacon.

    Husbands and wives, boys and unmarry’d maids. Dryden.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unmarried

    un-mar′id, adj. not married.—adjs. Unmarr′iable (obs.), not marriageable; Unmarr′iageable, not fit to marry, not yet old enough to be married.—n. Unmarr′iageableness.—v.t. Unmarr′y, to dissolve the marriage of.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unmarried in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unmarried in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of unmarried in a Sentence

  1. Susan Greenhalgh:

    Virtually no country in the world has been able to coax birth rates up for a significant period of time after childbearing rates have dropped with modernisation, if the government were to encourage unmarried women in their 30s, or same-sex couples, to have a child, that might make a difference, but such changes seem unlikely given the social conservatism of the current regime.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    All Western people celebrate the celebration of Birthdays; whereas, few people marry and celebrate Wedding Day too; otherwise, the majority of unmarried people celebrate Valentine's Day. As a factual context and concept, it is a Wedding Day, without marriage.

  3. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    The truth is that: We are unhappy married and unmarried we're unhappy. In marriage you must first endure, pity and then embrace.

  4. Eva Cai Winnie Choi:

    Although Hong Kong's law prohibits unmarried women from using their eggs, it is considered a safety net so they can come back to Hong Kong to use the eggs when they get married years later.

  5. Bill Maher:

    Now, some people think this means I've changed. I assure you, I have not. I am still the same unmarried, childless, pot-smoking libertine I always was, let's get this straight. It's not me who's changed, it's the left who is now made up of a small contingent who've gone mental and a large contingent who refuse to call them out for it, but I will.

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