Origin of fornication
OTHER WORDS FROM fornicationfor·ni·ca·to·ry [fawr-ni-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /ˈfɔr nɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH fornicationformication, fornication
Words nearby fornication
How to use fornication in a sentence
Yes, cities—those reviled warts on the American imagination, the ancient sources of all sin and fornication.The Scariest Thing About Sandy: Guarding the Water Supply|Kent Sepkowitz|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But, despite the obvious temptations, many come to Duck Beach precisely to avoid fornication - by finding a marriage partner.
And by the facility of her fornication she defiled the land, and played the harlot with stones and with stocks.
And I said to her that was worn out in her adulteries: Now will this woman still continue in her fornication.
It signifies a state of depravity,—a quality, and not an act,—and never can be properly translated by "adultery" or "fornication."My Religion|Leo Tolstoy
Thou hast moreover multiplied thy fornication in the land of Canaan unto Chaldea; and yet thou wast not satisfied herewith.
With this spiritual fornication, an idolatrous worship, there was connected the grossest lusts of the flesh.