Childless

  • (adj): Without offspring.
    Example: "In some societies a childless woman is rejected by her tribesmen"

Some articles on childless:

Baron Rookwood
... He died childless and was succeeded by his younger brother, the fourth Baronet ... He was childless and was succeeded by his uncle, the sixth Baronet ... Lord Rookwood was childless and on his death on 15 January 1902 both the baronetcy and barony became extinct ...
Mariana Of Austria - Later Life
... he was madly in love with her, their marriage remained childless ... However, this second marriage was also childless ... As her great-grandson, Joseph Ferdinand, died childless, Mariana has no descendants today ...
Louis, Prince Of Anhalt-Pless - Life
... In 1830, Frederick Ferdinand died childless and Henry succeeded him as duke ... Because Henry was also childless, Louis became heir presumptive to the duchy of Anhalt-K├Âthen until his death, unmarried and also childless ...
Childfree - Statistics and Research - Social Attitudes To Remaining Childless
... value on parenthood in adult life, so that people who remain childless intentionally are sometimes stereotyped as being "individualistic" people who avoid ... Some childless are sometimes applauded on moral grounds, such as members of philosophical or religious groups, like the shakers ...
Childfree - Statistics and Research - Factors Involved in Voluntary Childlessness
... Age while younger women are more likely to be childless, older women are more likely to state that they intend to remain childless in the future ... Census Bureau data, the proportion of childless women 15 to 44 years old was 44.6 percent, up from 35 percent in 1976 ... The data showed that 20.6% of white women were childless, compared with 17.2% of black women, 15.9% of Asian women and 12.4% of Hispanic women ...

Famous quotes containing the word childless:

    The childless experts on child raising also bring tears of laughter to my eyes when they say, “I love children because they’re so honest.” There is not an agent in the CIA or the KGB who knows how to conceal the theft of food, how to fake being asleep, or how to forge a parent’s signature like a child.
    Bill Cosby (20th century)

    Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men.
    Francis Bacon (1561–1626)