conjugal

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adjective con·ju·gal \ ˈkän-ji-gəl also kən-ˈjü- \

Definition of conjugal

:of or relating to the married state or to married persons and their relations :connubial
  • conjugal happiness

conjugality

play \ˌkän-ji-ˈga-lə-tē, -jü-\ noun

conjugally

play \ˈkän-ji-gə-lē also kən-ˈjü-\ adverb

Examples of conjugal in a Sentence

  1. newlyweds still in a rapturous state of conjugal happiness

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Origin and Etymology of conjugal

Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin conjugalis, from conjug-, conjux husband, wife, from conjungere to join, unite in marriage



CONJUGAL Defined for English Language Learners

conjugal

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adjective

Definition of conjugal for English Language Learners

  • : relating to marriage or to a married couple


Medical Dictionary

conjugal

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adjective con·ju·gal \ ˈkän-ji-gəl, kən-ˈjü- \

medical Definition of conjugal

:of or relating to the married state or to married persons and their relations
  • conjugal happiness

conjugally

play \-gə-lē\ adverb

Law Dictionary

conjugal

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adjective con·ju·gal \ ˈkän-jə-gəl \

legal Definition of conjugal

:of or relating to marriage or to married persons and their relationships


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