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Adultery

A`dul´ter`y
n.1.The unfaithfulness of a married person to the marriage bed; sexual intercourse by a married man with another than his wife, or voluntary sexual intercourse by a married woman with another than her husband.
2.Adulteration; corruption.
3.(Script.) Lewdness or unchastity of thought as well as act, as forbidden by the seventh commandment.
4.(Old Law) The fine and penalty imposed for the offense of adultery.
5.(Eccl.) The intrusion of a person into a bishopric during the life of the bishop.
6.Injury; degradation; ruin.
Noun1.adultery - extramarital sex that willfully and maliciously interferes with marriage relations; "adultery is often cited as grounds for divorce"

ADULTERY, criminal law. From ad and alter, another person; a criminal conversation, between a man married to another woman, and a woman married to another man, or a married and unmarried person. The married person is guilty of adultery, the unmarried of fornication. (q.v.) 1 Yeates, 6; 2 Dall. 124; but see 2 Blackf. 318.
     2. The elements of this crime are, 1st, that there shall be an unlawful carnal connexion; 2dly, that the guilty party shall at the time be married; 3dly, that he or she shall willingly commit the offence; for a woman who has been ravished against her will is not guilty of adultery. Domat, Supp. du Droit Public, liv. 3, t. 10, n. 13.
     3. The punishment of adultery, in the United States, generally, is fine and imprisonment.
     4. In England it is left to the feeble hands of the ecclesiastical courts to punish this offence.
     5. Adultery in one of the married persons is good cause for obtaining a divorce by the innocent partner. See 1 Pick. 136; 8 Pick. 433; 9 Mass. 492: 14 Pick. 518; 7 Greenl. 57; 8 Greenl. 75; 7 Conn. 267 10 Conn. 372; 6 Verm. 311; 2 Fairf. 391 4 S. & R. 449; 5 Rand. 634; 6 Rand. 627; 8 S. & R. 159; 2 Yeates, 278, 466; 4 N. H. Rep. 501; 5 Day, 149; 2 N. & M. 167.
     6. As to proof of adultery, see 2 Greenl. Sec. 40, Marriage.

To dream that you commit adultery or have an affair, is an expression of sexual urges or self-betrayal from your subconscious. It also indicates that you will be entangled in a situation that is not in your best interest, perhaps even illegal. To dream that your mate, spouse, or significant other is cheating on you, indicates your fears of being abandoned. You may feel some lack of attention in the relationship. Alternatively, you may feel that you are not measuring up to the expectations of others. To dream that you are committing adultery with your spouse's friend, denotes that you are feeling neglected by your spouse.act of love, adulterous affair, affair, amour, aphrodisia, ass, balling, carnal knowledge, climax, cohabitation, coition, coitus, coitus interruptus, commerce, concubinage, congress, connection, copula, copulation, coupling, criminal conversation, cuckoldry, diddling, entanglement, eternal triangle, extracurricular sex, extramarital relations, flirtation, forbidden love, fornication, free love, free-lovism, hanky-panky, illicit love, incest, infidelity, intercourse, intimacy, intrigue, liaison, love affair, lovemaking, making it with, marital relations, marriage act, mating, meat, onanism, orgasm, ovum, pareunia, premarital relations, premarital sex, procreation, relations, romance, romantic tie, screwing, sex, sex act, sexual climax, sexual commerce, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relations, sexual union, sleeping with, sperm, triangle, unfaithfulness, venery
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