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synonyms for wifeless

  • eligible
  • widowed
  • single
  • bachelor
  • husbandless
  • sole
  • spouseless
  • unattached
  • unwed
  • unwedded

antonyms for wifeless

MOST RELEVANT
  • married
  • wed
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How to use wifeless in a sentence

Bricket had come to the late Sir Nicholas from his elder brother, dying wifeless and childless.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
And now they lived together, the wifeless man and the girl, and every day there was freshly caught seal meat to be cut up.
ESKIMO FOLKTALESUNKNOWN
No,” said the wifeless man; “such things I am not fit to receive; the only thing I cannot overcome is my miserable sleepiness.
ESKIMO FOLKTALESUNKNOWN
Hardly had the sun appeared in the sky, when the wifeless man came home with three seals.
ESKIMO FOLKTALESUNKNOWN
“What has come to our wifeless man,” they said, and began to vie with one another in seeking his favour.
ESKIMO FOLKTALESUNKNOWN
And the wifeless man turned towards them, and laughingly chose out the best in the flock.
ESKIMO FOLKTALESUNKNOWN
She even forgot to breathe, for shame at having been discovered by the wifeless man, and so she died on the spot.
ESKIMO FOLKTALESUNKNOWN
There was once a wifeless man who always went out hunting ptarmigan.
ESKIMO FOLKTALESUNKNOWN
Then the wifeless man thought only of coming out again from that place, and when the passage way again opened, he slipped out.
ESKIMO FOLKTALESUNKNOWN
And so that wifeless man took a wife from among those women, because they would not let him go away to the north.
ESKIMO FOLKTALESUNKNOWN
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WORDS RELATED TO WIFELESS

  • bachelor
  • eligible
  • husbandless
  • single
  • sole
  • spouseless
  • unattached
  • unwed
  • unwedded
  • widowed
  • wifeless
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.