monogamic

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monogamic (comparative more monogamic, superlative most monogamic)

  1. monogamous, of or relating to monogamy
    • 1913, Sydney Waterlow, Shelley[1]:
      We saw how in 'Epipsychidion' he rejected monogamic principles on the ground that true love is increased, not diminished, by division, and we can now understand why he calls this theory an "eternal law."
    • 1927, Havelock Ellis, Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)[2]:
      It embodied their spirit and carried it forward, uniting their delicate feeling for chastity and purity with the ideal of monogamic love.
    • 1929, William J. Robinson, Woman[3]:
      And the greater part of civilized humanity living in a state of monogamic marriage, it behooves us to make the best of it, to get out of it the greatest amount of happiness that we can, obviate as much unhappiness as possible, and to do everything in our power to make it permanent.