Unmarried vs Divorced - What's the difference?

unmarried | divorced |


As adjectives the difference between unmarried and divorced

is that unmarried is having no husband or wife while divorced is cut off, or separated.

As a noun unmarried

is an unmarried person.

As a verb divorced is

(divorce).

unmarried

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Having no husband or wife.
  • Antonyms

    * married

    Synonyms

    * single * unhitched

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An unmarried person.
  • divorced

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • Cut off, or separated.
  • * :
  • It is also pertinent to note that the current obvious decline in work on holarctic hepatics most surely reflects a current obsession with cataloging and with nomenclature of the organisms—as divorced from their study as living entities.
  • (of a marriage) Legally dissolved.
  • It is a sad fact that 43% of marriages are now divorced .
  • (of persons formerly married) Having had one's marriage legally dissolved.
  • Mark's parents are divorced .

    Synonyms

    * split

    Antonyms

    * connected * married * engaged

    Derived terms

    * innocently divorced

    Verb

    (head)
  • (divorce)
  • See also

    * divorce * divorcee * divorced kid * divorcing * marriage * single * split * widow