Definition of agamy in English:

agamy

noun

  • Absence of marriage; the state or condition of being unmarried. Also: lack of acknowledgement of, or opposition to, the institution of marriage.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Phillips (b. 1630), writer and biographer. From Hellenistic Greek ἀγαμία celibacy from ancient Greek ἄγαμος unmarried + -ία; compare -gamy.

Pronunciation:

agamy

/ˈaɡəmi/