adjective \kə-ˈnü-bē-əl, -ˈnyü-\

Definition of CONNUBIAL

:  of or relating to the married state :  conjugal <connubial relations>
con·nu·bi·al·ism \-bē-ə-ˌli-zəm\ noun
con·nu·bi·al·i·ty \-ˌnü-bē-ˈa-lə-tē, -ˌnyü-\ noun
con·nu·bi·al·ly \-ˈnü-bē-ə-lē, -ˈnyü-\ adverb

Examples of CONNUBIAL

  1. <a happy couple celebrating half a century of connubial bliss>


Latin conubialis, from conubium, connubium marriage, from com- + nubere to marry — more at nuptial
First Known Use: circa 1656

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