Is there a single word that is the antonym for "pregnant" to describe someone "not pregnant"?

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    Yes: unoccupied.
    – Dan Bron
    Oct 28, 2014 at 20:21
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    Language is about the combination of words in infinitely many permutations. This constant search for single words for everything is silly.
    – tchrist
    Oct 29, 2014 at 2:49
  • It can never be casually described as this is priviledged information and would therefore require consent before being disclosed as it cannot be assumed.
    – user98955
    Jan 23, 2015 at 12:31

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Unpregnant: (from Collins Dict.)

  • (biology) not pregnant; not carrying a fetus in the womb.
  • +1@Josh61, occured to me too.. Not pregnant; not quickened: with of.Not quick of wit; dull. (from Wiktionary) . nullipara or nulligravida -never pregnant
    – Misti
    Oct 28, 2014 at 20:45
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    There is nonpregnant also.
    – ermanen
    Oct 29, 2014 at 16:41
  • A very very happy unpregnancy, to you! To you! Oct 29, 2014 at 19:15

Nongravid means not pregnant according to the Merriam Webster dictionary



Nulligravida describes a woman who has never been pregnant. I don't know if there is a term for a woman who has had children but isn't pregnant at the moment.


In Sequence:

"Unpregnant" may become a primigravida (pregnant for the first time) but a primi'da can not be called a nulligravida.



a woman who has never given birth to a child


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    – Helmar
    Sep 4, 2016 at 13:11
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    A woman might be pregnant even if she has never given birth.
    – herisson
    Sep 10, 2016 at 18:47
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    A woman might have given birth and no longer be pregnant.
    – AndyT
    Jul 20, 2017 at 14:39

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