Bachelorism Bach"e*lor*ism (-[i^]z'm), n. Bachelorhood; also, a manner or peculiarity belonging to bachelors. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]

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  • bachelorism — bach·e·lor·ism …   English syllables

  • bachelorism — ləˌrizəm noun ( s) 1. : the state of being a bachelor 2. : a peculiarity of a bachelor …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bachelorhood — Synonyms and related words: bachelordom, bachelorism, bachelorship, celibacy, continence, maidenhead, maidenhood, misogamy, misogyny, monachism, monasticism, single blessedness, single state, singleness, spinsterhood, unwed state, virgin state,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • continence — Synonyms and related words: Encratism, Friday, Lenten fare, Platonic love, Pythagoreanism, Pythagorism, Rechabitism, Shakerism, Spartan fare, Stoicism, abnegation, abstainment, abstemiousness, abstention, abstinence, asceticism, avoidance,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • maidenhead — Synonyms and related words: Platonic love, abstinence, allantoic membrane, amnion, amniotic sac, arachnoid membrane, bachelordom, bachelorhood, bachelorism, bachelorship, basement membrane, boyhood, celibacy, cherry, childhood, conjuctiva,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • misogyny — Synonyms and related words: Anglophobia, Russophobia, abhorrence, abomination, anti Semitism, antipathy, aversion, bachelordom, bachelorhood, bachelorism, bachelorship, bigotry, celibacy, continence, despitefulness, detestation, dislike,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • singleness — Synonyms and related words: aloneness, bachelordom, bachelorhood, bachelorism, bachelorship, celibacy, combination, continence, elementarity, fundamentality, fusion, homogeneity, identity, individuality, indivisibility, intactness, integrality,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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