noun, plural a·dul·ter·ies.
Examples from the Web for adultery
It also contains some clunky passages of adultery, temptations of the flesh, and general sexual awkwardness.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Pounding is charged with one count each of assault, adultery, and conduct unbecoming an officer.
Typically, adultery charges are added to cases where there have been other offenses.
The opera is a dark and passionate tale of adultery and greed.
Then I think of the great writers of suburban misery (and drinking, and adultery), Updike and Cheever.
Now, we cannot but agree with the Puritans, that adultery is not a subject for comedy at all.Plays and Puritans|Charles Kingsley
For many of this sex also, and of noble birth, were put to death on being convicted of adultery or unchastity.The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus|Ammianus Marcellinus
In short, adultery isn't so very reprehensible if the King doesn't know.Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess|Henry W. Fischer
It gave me to understand that Muki was bringing an action against me for adultery.Eyes Like the Sea|Mr Jkai
Prejudices: celibacy of priests, futility of adultery, emancipation of woman.Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2|Gustave Flaubert