Definition of inceldom
This page outlines the definition of the umbrella term inceldom, which is an abbreviated from of involuntary celibacy which has been used at least since the 18th century.
Etymology[edit | edit source]
From involuntary (in-vol-uhn-ter-ee) celibate (sel-uh-bit, -beyt). See etymology page for a more comprehensive elucidation.
Noun[edit | edit source]
Adjective[edit | edit source]
The definition of incel as an adjective is:
- Being unable to form a romantic or sexual relationship despite wishing to.
Antonyms[edit | edit source]
There are two antonyms of the word inceldom:
- Nonceldom: The state of being capable of forming a romantic or sexual relationship.
- Volceldom: The state of (volitionally) choosing to forgo all romantic or sexual relationships (usually as part of some ascetic or religious vow).
Synonyms[edit | edit source]
See the synonyms of inceldom page for more information.
Hypernyms[edit | edit source]
The hypernym of the term inceldom is celibacy.