Definition of extramarital in English:



  • (especially of sexual relations) occurring outside marriage.

    ‘an extramarital affair’
    • ‘While we're on the subject, though, let's finesse a few points about cheating / extramarital crushes.’
    • ‘I know some people who have extramarital affairs or who live together outside of wedlock.’
    • ‘The landlady suspected his deception, and refused to allow extramarital relations in her establishment.’
    • ‘A questionnaire including marital status, extramarital relations and medical history was used to exclude subjects from the study group.’
    • ‘The husband admitted to having had a number of extramarital affairs during the marriage.’
    • ‘Visiting relationships and extramarital relationships are prevalent, and the number of divorces is growing.’
    • ‘For example, Reiss proposes that the Swedish rate of extramarital coitus is lower than the U.S. rate.’
    • ‘She is not in an extramarital relationship, but has friends who are.’
    • ‘Several of the union workers who had cheered him said the governor's sexual orientation and extramarital affair were of no concern to them.’
    • ‘He nearly lost his marriage amid reports of extramarital affairs.’
    • ‘The integrity of the relationship has been destroyed through the extramarital affair.’
    • ‘The marriage has to be consummated before an extramarital affair becomes adultery.’
    • ‘At the time, the mayor was perceived as having an extramarital relationship.’
    • ‘I think Scott has hurt himself in that he was having an extramarital relationship.’
    • ‘One kind of extramarital affair revolves around sexual addiction.’
    • ‘The extramarital relationship was cited in the couple's divorce proceedings.’
    • ‘Serials in which extramarital relations and marital problems are shown, tend to have a worse effect on the psyche of a child.’
    • ‘The second case described a couple who had been dealing with an on-going extramarital affair.’
    • ‘Most of the research on extramarital sex has focused on the prediction of infidelity and the identification of specific risk factors.’
    unfaithful, faithless, disloyal, untrue, inconstant, fickle, flighty, unreliable, untrustworthy, false, false-hearted, deceiving, deceitful, treacherous, traitorous
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