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Well, the question is in the title.

I want to know what do you call a woman who has an unfaithful husband but chooses to ignore it.

I searched a word for it but could not succeed. I just do not understand that are there only unfaithful women? What about men?

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The original word cuckold was derived from "cuckoo", the bird that lays its eggs in other birds' nests so that they raise the hatchlings as their own. A cuckold (man) could end up in the position of unwittingly raising another man's children as his own. Since that would never unknowingly happen to a woman, there is no female equivalent of the word cuckold.

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    No, I do not mean in the literal sense only a word that implies a similar meaning. But you helped. Thank You. – Abdur Rahman Jun 4 '15 at 16:12

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