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Definition of Monogamy


  1. Single marriage; marriage with but one person, husband or wife, at the same time; -- opposed to polygamy. Also, one marriage only during life; -- opposed to deuterogamy.
  2. State of being paired with a single mate.

Monogamy Quotations

Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.
Oscar Wilde

Straight couples don't have to be monogamous to be married or married to be monogamous. Monogamy no more defines marriage than the presence of children does. Monogamy isn't compulsory and its absence doesn't invalidate a marriage.
Dan Savage

Infidelity is a deal breaker for me. I've broken up with people over it. You can't do monogamy 90 percent of the time.
Alanis Morissette

Hard work is damn near as overrated as monogamy.
Huey Long

I think serial monogamy says it all.
Tracey Ullman
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Monogamy Translations

monogamy in French is monogamie
monogamy in German is Einehe
monogamy in Italian is monogamia
monogamy in Spanish is monogamia
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