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connubial

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adjective con·nu·bi·al \kə-ˈnü-bē-əl, -ˈnyü-\

Definition of connubial

  1. :  of or relating to the married state :  conjugal <connubial relations>

con·nu·bi·al·ism play \-bē-ə-ˌli-zəm\ noun
con·nu·bi·al·i·ty play \-ˌnü-bē-ˈa-lə-tē, -ˌnyü-\ noun
con·nu·bi·al·ly play \-ˈnü-bē-ə-lē, -ˈnyü-\ adverb


Examples of connubial

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



Origin of connubial

Latin conubialis, from conubium, connubium marriage, from com- + nubere to marry — more at nuptial


First Known Use: circa 1656


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