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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 ?
While Laurie and Amy were taking conjugal strolls over velvet carpets, as they set their house in order, and planned a blissful future, Mr.
WHEN Phoebe awoke,--which she did with the early twittering of the conjugal couple of robins in the pear-tree,--she heard movements below stairs, and, hastening down, found Hepzibah already in the kitchen.
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.
Such is the sole conjugal embrace I am ever to know--such are the endearments which are to solace my leisure hours
So spake our general Mother, and with eyes Of conjugal attraction unreprov'd, And meek surrender, half imbracing leand On our first Father, half her swelling Breast Naked met his under the flowing Gold Of her loose tresses hid: he in delight Both of her Beauty and submissive Charms Smil'd with superior Love, as JUPITER On JUNO smiles, when he impregns the Clouds That shed MAY Flowers; and press'd her Matron lip With kisses pure: aside the Devil turnd For envie, yet with jealous leer maligne Ey'd them askance, and to himself thus plaind.
They flaunt their conjugal felicity in one's face, as if it were the most fascinating of sins.
How is it some observers fail to see that these noble creatures, obliged by the sternness of their own principles never to infringe on conjugal fidelity, must naturally desire a husband of wider practical experience than their own?
Worse than all, some of the ablest Circles fell a prey to conjugal fury.
Madame," said Bonacieux, who had never seen his wife in a passion, and who recoiled before this conjugal anger, "madame, what do you say?
Ah," said the count, "that is a most conjugal reservation; I recollect that at Rome you said something of a projected marriage.
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.
I must stay and follow the advice of my hostess, while thwarting the conjugal designs of this inopportune apparition.