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digamy

Definition of Digamy

(noun) A remarriage after the death or divorce of an individual’s first spouse.

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Usage Notes

  • Plural: digamies
  • A type of marriage and remarriage.
  • A (noun) digamist (adverb) digamously engages in a (adjective) digamous or (adjective) disamistic marriage.

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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “digamy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 22, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/digamy/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

digamy. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/digamy/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “digamy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 22, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/digamy/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“digamy.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 22 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/digamy/>.