- You could hook up with someone else, but that would be adultery and adultery is wrong.
- The marriage has to be consummated before an extramarital affair becomes adultery.
- However, it has been held that the petitioner need not find it intolerable to live with the respondent because of his adultery.
Late 15th century: from the obsolete noun adulter, from Latin adulter 'adulterer', replacing an earlier form avoutrie, from Old French avouterie.
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