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Synonyms for nun
nʌnnun

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nunnoun

    a woman religious

    Synonyms:
    conical buoy, nun buoy

  2. conical buoy, nun, nun buoynoun

    a buoy resembling a cone

    Synonyms:
    conical buoy, nun buoy

  3. nunnoun

    the 14th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

    Synonyms:
    conical buoy, nun buoy

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  1. List of paraphrases for "nun":

    sister, noun, convent, religious, nunnery

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#76678nunnery

How to use nun in a sentence?

  1. Andrea Villarreal:

    I know people see The Nun and get scared, but Lucia tells The Nun mom that nun is protecting her.

  2. Madonna:

    How could I have been anything else but what I am, having been named Madonna. I would either have ended up a nun or this.

  3. Robert Bloom:

    It's very difficult to impeach a nun of long standing.

  4. Amy Sherman-Palladino:

    Every character that was under 18 on TV at the time was like ‘f--k it’ [and having sex], we were trying to play the truth of who she was, I didn’t want her to get drunk at a party and be like ‘woo, what happened!’ We got to a point where the studio and network were like ‘she’s gotta have sex, is she a nun?’ … I wanted it to be Dean and I wanted it to be at a time when they weren’t together. He was that great first boyfriend that you struggle with that as your life goes on, and you’re like, ‘the first one was so nice… maybe I shouldn’t have left that guy.’ That was a big thing only because people were like ‘what’s with her not sleeping with boys?'.

  5. John Milton:

    Come, pensive nun, devout and pure, sober steadfast, and demure, all in a robe of darkest grain, flowing with majestic train.

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