Fornication

Fornication is generally consensual sexual intercourse between two people not married to each other. For many people, the term carries an overtone of moral or religious disapproval, but the significance of sexual acts to which the term is applied varies between religions, societies and cultures. The definition is often disputed. In modern usage, t...
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Fornication

• (n.) Idolatry. • (n.) Unlawful sexual intercourse on the part of an unmarried person; the act of such illicit sexual intercourse between a man and a woman as does not by law amount to adultery. • (n.) Adultery. • (n.) Incest.
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Fornication

(n) Fornication is the act of involving in sexual relation ship between a man and a women without having a marriage relationship among them, by mutual consent or desire without external compulsions.
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fornication

1. Unlawful sexual intercourse on the part of an unmarried person; the act of such illicit sexual intercourse between a man and a woman as does not by law amount to adultery. ... In England, the offense, though cognizable in the ecclesiastical courts, was not at common law subject to secular prosecution. In the United States it is indictable in som...
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fornication

noun voluntary sexual intercourse between persons not married to each other
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Fornication

For`ni·ca'tion noun [ French fornication , Latin fornicatio .] 1. Unlawful sexual intercourse on the part of an unmarried person; the act of such illicit sexual intercourse between a man and a woman as does not by law amount to adultery. » In England, the offense, though cog...
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Fornication

At one time, the unlawful carnal knowledge of an unmarried person with another, whether the latter be married or unmarried. When the party is married, the offence, as to him or her, is known by the name of adultery. However, fornication is included in every case of adultery, as a larceny is included in robbery.
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Fornication

Fornication: Sexual intercourse that is 'illicit', outside of marriage. The term 'fornication' has a close medical relative by the name of 'fornix', the word for 'arch' in Latin. It seems that the Roman prostitutes used to hang out under the arches of certain public buildings. The act of carrying on an illicit relationship consequently came to be c...
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Fornication

Sexual intercourse between a man and woman who are not married to each other. Fornication is still on the books as a misdemeanor crime in some states, but following the Supreme Court decision in Lawrence v. Texas, can't be enforced.
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fornication

sexual intercourse between persons not married to each other
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fornication

Type: Term Pronunciation: fōr′ni-kā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Sexual intercourse, especially between unmarried partners.
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fornication

[n] - voluntary sexual intercourse between persons not married to each other
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