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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The state of being unmarried (usually an elderly woman).

Usage examples (35)
  • In one story, the last, "Tannis of the Flats," the secret of Elinor Blair's spinsterhood is revealed
  • Her spinsterhood was now settled and unchangeable.
  • She begs him to save her from a life of spinsterhood.
  • The only companion she hoped to have in spinsterhood. for more
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