Definition of celibacy in English:
The state of abstaining from marriage and sexual relations: his brother’s priestly vow of celibacy
More example sentences
- The early Church saw a debate between the proponents of chastity and celibacy.
- If you are struggling with celibacy like this, maybe active ministry isn't where you should be?
- Marriage has many pains, says Johnson in Rasselas, but celibacy has no pleasures.