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con·ju·gal

 (kŏn′jə-gəl)
adj.
Of or relating to marriage or the relationship of spouses.

[Latin coniugālis, from coniūnx, coniug-, spouse, from coniungere, to join in marriage; see conjoin.]

con′ju·gal′i·ty (-găl′ĭ-tē) n.
con′ju·gal·ly adv.

conjugal

(ˈkɒndʒʊɡəl)
adj
(Sociology) of or relating to marriage or a married couple's relationship: conjugal rights.
[C16: from Latin conjugālis, from conjunx wife or husband, from conjungere to unite; see conjoin]
conjugality n
ˈconjugally adv

con•ju•gal

(ˈkɒn dʒə gəl)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of marriage.
2. of or pertaining to the relation of husband and wife.
[1535–45; < Latin conjugālis <conjug-, conju(n)x spouse < con- con- + jugum yoke]
con`ju•gal′i•ty, n.
con′ju•gal•ly, adv.

conjugal

- From Latin conjugare, "join together (in marriage)"—from com-, "together," and jugare, "yoke"—it has an underlying notion of "joining together."
See also related terms for joining.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.conjugal - of or relating to marriage or to the relationship between a wife and husband; "connubial bliss"; "conjugal visits"

conjugal

adjective marital, nuptial, matrimonial, married, wedded, bridal, spousal, connubial A woman's refusal to allow her husband his conjugal rights was once grounds for divorce.

conjugal

adjective
Of, relating to, or typical of marriage:
Translations
زِيجي، زَواجي
manželský
aviollinen
hjúskapar-
santuokinisvedybinis
laulības-
evliliğe ilişkin

conjugal

[ˈkɒndʒʊgəl] ADJ [rights, bliss] → conyugal
conjugal dutiesdeberes mpl conyugales, débito msing conyugal (Jur)
conjugal visitvis a vis m, visita f del cónyuge

conjugal

[ˈkɒndʒʊgəl] adj [rights, duties] → conjugal(e)

conjugal

adj rights, bliss, dutiesehelich; stateEhe-; conjugal affectionGattenliebe f

conjugal

[ˈkɒndʒʊgəl] adj (frm) → coniugale

conjugal

(ˈkondʒugəl) adjective
of marriage.
References in classic literature ?
Had Elizabeth's opinion been all drawn from her own family, she could not have formed a very pleasing opinion of conjugal felicity or domestic comfort.
Admitting that I ran a risk in going back to Miserrimus Dexter, should I not have been equally rash, in another way, if I had returned, uninvited, to a husband who had declared that our conjugal happiness was impossible, and that our married life was at an end?
Worse than all, some of the ablest Circles fell a prey to conjugal fury.
It is now two months since our guests left us to the enjoyment of each other's society; and I have had nine weeks' experience of this new phase of conjugal life - two persons living together, as master and mistress of the house, and father and mother of a winsome, merry little child, with the mutual understanding that there is no love, friendship, or sympathy between them.
The Canadian rejoined the party, but without the squaw; and Pierre Dorion passed a solitary and anxious night, bitterly regretting his indiscretion in having exercised his conjugal authority so near home.
The conjugal part of me immediately answered--Madame Fosco.
and reported to her mother) a little conjugal dialogue which touched on the topic of The Haunted Hotel.
Pardon me, my dear," he said with affected solemnity, "for mentioning these disagreeable particulars, the natural though regrettable incidents of a conjugal quarrel-- resulting, doubtless, from the luckless wife's insubordination.
Tulliver had been a susceptible man in his conjugal relation, he might have supposed that she drew out the key to aid her imagination in anticipating the moment when he would be in a state to justify the production of the best Holland sheets.
Mr Verloc, in a soft and conjugal tone, was now expressing his firm belief that there were yet a good few years of quiet life before them both.
It was not to be doubted that poor Harriet's attachment had been an offering to conjugal unreserve, and her own share in the story, under a colouring the least favourable to her and the most soothing to him, had in all likelihood been given also.
Norris began their career of conjugal felicity with very little less than a thousand a year.