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unmarried woman

noun as in old maid

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The saddest figure in tenement-house life is the unmarried woman who can no longer work and is dependent.

And why should it not be worse for a married woman than for an unmarried woman to encourage a little attention?

In an action at law, it has been determined that an unmarried woman, having a freehold, might vote for members of Parliament.

An unmarried woman signs as "Ruth Evans," excepting in the case of a business letter where she might be mistaken for a widow.

If the look that came into his eyes had come into those of a young unmarried woman, Dorothy would have fled there and then.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unmarried woman, such as: bachelor girl, fuddy-duddy, goody-goody, lone woman, maiden, and prig.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.