adjective see child

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  • Childless — is a term that refers to a person or couple that does not have any children. Some reasons for childlessness include: [ [ Childless Not By Choice] ] * infertility or other medical problems * lack of appropriate… …   Wikipedia

  • Childless — Child less, a. Destitute of chidren or offspring. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • childless — index barren Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • childless — child|less [ˈtʃaıldləs] adj having no children childless couple/woman/marriage ▪ It was a happy but childless marriage. ▪ couples who deliberately remain childless >childlessness n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • childless — [[t]tʃa͟ɪldləs[/t]] ADJ Someone who is childless has no children. ...childless couples …   English dictionary

  • childless — adj. Childless is used with these nouns: ↑couple, ↑marriage, ↑woman …   Collocations dictionary

  • childless — child|less [ tʃaıldləs ] adjective not having any children: Several fertility treatments are available for childless couples …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • childless — adjective having no children: a childless couple childlessness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • childless — UK [ˈtʃaɪldləs] / US adjective not having any children Several fertility treatments are available for childless couples …   English dictionary

  • childless — child ► NOUN (pl. children) 1) a young human being below the age of full physical development. 2) a son or daughter of any age. 3) derogatory an immature or irresponsible person. 4) (children) archaic the descendants of a family or people. ● …   English terms dictionary

  • childless — adjective without offspring in some societies a childless woman is rejected by her tribesmen • Similar to: ↑unfruitful • Derivationally related forms: ↑childlessness …   Useful english dictionary

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