Definitions

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  • noun The status or condition of being a nun.
  • noun Nuns as a group.

Etymologies

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nun +‎ -hood

Examples

  • Unfortunately, I don't see any future for nunhood in the western world.

    Women of God

  • But Paulina made a private vow of celibacy, and she kept alive the dream of nunhood.

    Women of God

  • Unfortunately, I don't see any future for nunhood in the western world.

    Women of God

  • But Paulina made a private vow of celibacy, and she kept alive the dream of nunhood.

    Women of God

  • So, silly Simone was disappointed and by 1981 had decided to leave the nunhood.

    Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates

  • So, silly Simone was disappointed and by 1981 had decided to leave the nunhood.

    Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates

  • Black Narcissus, Sister Ruth's transition from the dour, ascetic domain of nunhood into the unfettered, sexualised outside world is heralded by that unforgettable big close up of red lipstick metamorphosing Kathleen Byron's sensuous mouth.

    DVD Times

  • I'm not going to clarify whether that was due to my whorebagdom or sorry nunhood, but either way, it'll definitely be my policy to lie going forward.

    uffish

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