nup·​tial·​i·​ty ˌnəp-shē-ˈa-lə-tē How to pronounce nuptiality (audio)
plural nuptialities
: the marriage rate

Word History


probably borrowed from French nuptialité, from nuptial nuptial entry 1 + -ité -ity

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nuptiality was in 1899

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“Nuptiality.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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