fornication

Part of speech: noun

illicit sexual intercourse

Part of speech: noun

Fornicator.

Part of speech: noun

Fornicatress.

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Usage examples "fornication":

  1. Adultery, incest, fornication, were the common order of things, accepted by public opinion, and even consecrated by religion. - "Primitive Love and Love-Stories", Henry Theophilus Finck.
  2. Fornication, made a crime; with a woman under age a crime though with her consent. - "Popular Law-making", Frederic Jesup Stimson.
  3. 7. Act concerning the publike satisfaction of Married persons, for Fornication committed before Marriage. - "The-Acts-Of-The-General-Assemblies-of-the-Church-of-Scotland", Church of Scotland. General Assembly.