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Definition of Celibate


  1. Celibate state; celibacy.
  2. One who is unmarried, esp. a bachelor, or one bound by vows not to marry.
  3. Unmarried; single; as, a celibate state.

Celibate Quotations

A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
Carl Sagan

I have been celibate for about six or seven months, I think. I would rather just make out and kiss someone instead of sex. I'm single. I said I would be single for a year and I am.
Paris Hilton

A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity.
Jeremy Taylor

He was seriously thinking of becoming a monk. He thought he had to be celibate to maintain the purity of his instrument, but my instrument needed tuning, and we had to split.
Mimi Rogers

Jesus Christ never preached there should be celibate priests. The only reason the church has this is because it's a mechanism of power and control. You can control priests who are celibate.
Alex Gibney
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Celibate Translations

celibate in German is Unverheiratete
celibate in Swedish is ogift

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