childlessness childlessness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the condition of being without offspring

Usage(s):

  1. The women had not minded when Soekarno divorced his first wife for causechildlessnessand took a new wife, Fatmawati, in 1942.
  2. The author does indeed seem to advocate demagogy, and polygamy; does indeed say his say against the established practice of medicine and law, and the fashion of childlessness.

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  1. "Secularism correlates so strongly with childlessness that there is almost by default a shoring-up of the family with traditional values. I think we can see that today. There is evidence of rising aspiration among younger folks today for marriage....
    on Feb 15, 2008 By: Phillip Longman Source: CNSNews.com

  2. And as a result, Rebecca says now, "Feminism has betrayed an entire generation of women into childlessness. It is devastating."
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Rebecca Walker Source: Town Hall

  3. "I could make reference to the Prime Minister's childlessness, I could make reference to Lianne Dalziel's drunken spell in Hamner Springs -we could go a long way. But the deterioration of the house and its standards will go into the gutter,"...
    on Jun 21, 2005 By: Nick Smith Source: TVNZ

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