Associations to the word «Adultery»
ADULTERY, noun. Sexual intercourse by a married person with someone other than their spouse.
ADULTERY, noun. (Bible) Lewdness or unchastity of thought as well as act, as forbidden by the seventh commandment.
ADULTERY, noun. (Bible) Faithlessness in religion.
ADULTERY, noun. (obsolete) The fine and penalty formerly imposed for the offence of adultery.
ADULTERY, noun. (ecclesiastical) The intrusion of a person into a bishopric during the life of the bishop.
ADULTERY, noun. (Political economy) adulteration; corruption
ADULTERY, noun. (obsolete) injury; degradation; ruin
ADULTERY, noun. Extramarital sex that willfully and maliciously interferes with marriage relations; "adultery is often cited as grounds for divorce".
The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.