conjugal


con·ju·gal

adjective \ˈkän-ji-gəl also kən-ˈjü-\

: relating to marriage or to a married couple

Full Definition of CONJUGAL

:  of or relating to the married state or to married persons and their relations :  connubial <conjugal happiness>
con·ju·gal·i·ty \ˌkän-ji-ˈga-lə-tē, -jü-\ noun
con·ju·gal·ly \ˈkän-ji-gə-lē also kən-ˈjü-\ adverb

Examples of CONJUGAL

  1. <newlyweds still in a rapturous state of conjugal happiness>

Origin of CONJUGAL

Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin conjugalis, from conjug-, conjux husband, wife, from conjungere to join, unite in marriage
First Known Use: 1545

con·ju·gal

adjective \ˈkän-ji-gəl, kən-ˈjü-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CONJUGAL

: of or relating to the married state or to married persons and their relations <conjugal happiness>
con·ju·gal·ly \-gə-lē\ adverb

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