connubial

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

Definition of connubial

: of or relating to the married state : conjugal
  • connubial relations

connubialism

play \kə-ˈnü-bē-ə-ˌli-zəm, -ˈnyü-\ noun

connubiality

play \kə-ˌnü-bē-ˈa-lə-tē, -ˌnyü-\ noun

connubially

play \kə-ˈnü-bē-ə-lē, -ˈnyü-\ adverb

Examples of connubial in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of connubial

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


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