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Remitting

Synonyms:

giving, abating, absolution, absolve, acquittal, authorise, authorize, avoid, bear, behave.
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Correct spelling:
unwed
Definition:
Unmarried; remaining single.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
unwed, unwedded.
celibate
abstemious, abstinent, alone, ascetic, asexual, bachelor, celibate, chaste, intact, lone, maiden, monastic, monkish, old maid, pure, single, solitary, unmarried, unplowed, virginal, spinsterish, virgin.
chaste
austere, celibate, clean, continent, controlled, decent, decorous, elegant, immaculate, impotent, inexperienced, innocent, modest, monogamous, moral, neat, platonic, proper, prudish, quiet, refined, restrained, simple, spotless, stainless, subdued, unaffected, unblemished, uncontaminated, undefiled, unstained, unsullied, unwed, vestal, virginal, virtuous, wholesome, Intemerate.
single
solo, living alone.
unmarried
single, uncoupled, unwedded, widowed, Husbandless, Wifeless.
unwed
bachelor, divorced, eligible, fancy-free, footloose, free, lone, loner, separated, sole, solo, unattached, unfettered, unmarried, Companionless, Spouseless, footloose and fancy-free, living alone.
virginal
nice, pure, virgin, neat*.
noun
unwed
single, unmarried, unwedded.
Examples of usage:
  1. They took the short round of the village homes where there were daughters young and still unwed. – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  2. My sister by good- hap has married well and regained the shelter of the curtain: but I am still unwed and must sing until the end comes." – By-Ways of Bombay by S. M. Edwardes, C.V.O.
  3. Unwed, and rather looked down upon by a family of married sisters and tolerant, good- humoured brothers- in- law, and careless nieces and nephews. – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  4. And when the door was opened she looked within and saw what no woman sees but once in her life, and having once seen, will die unwed in very truth if any man but one call her wife. – A Romance in Transit by Francis Lynde
  5. He inquired of her as to whether she were a Christian woman, promising that if she would deny her faith, he would take her as his wife, since he was yet unwed. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France

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