Definition of Serial Monogamy
Examples of Serial Monogamy
- An individual gets married but their partner dies, and they later remarry.
- King Henry VIII (1491–1547) had six wives.
Serial Monogamy Pronunciation
- IPA Pronunciation
- American English
- /ˈsɪriəl məˈnɑɡəmi/
- British English
- /ˈsɪərɪəl məˈnɒɡəmi/
- /ˈsɪərɪəl mɒˈnɒɡəmi/
- American English
- Syllabification: (se·ri·al mo·nog·a·my)
- A type of monogamy.
- A (noun) serial monogamist participates in a (adjective) serially monogamous or (adjective) serially monogamistic relationship.
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- Word origin of “serial” and “monogamy” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “serial monogamy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 13, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/serial-monogamy/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
serial monogamy. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/serial-monogamy/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “serial monogamy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 13, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/serial-monogamy/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“serial monogamy.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 13 Oct. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/serial-monogamy/>.