connubial


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con·nu·bi·al

 (kə-no͞o′bē-əl, -nyo͞o′-)
adj.
Relating to marriage or the married state; conjugal.

[Latin cōnūbiālis, from cōnūbium, marriage : com-, com- + nūbere, to marry.]

con·nu′bi·al·ism, con·nu′bi·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
con·nu′bi·al·ly adv.
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connubial

(kəˈnjuːbɪəl)
adj
(Sociology) of or relating to marriage; conjugal: connubial bliss.
[C17: from Latin cōnūbiālis from cōnūbium marriage, from com- together + nūbere to marry]
conˌnubiˈality n
conˈnubially adv
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con•nu•bi•al

(kəˈnu bi əl, -ˈnyu-)

adj.
of marriage or wedlock; matrimonial; conjugal.
[1650–60; < Latin cōnūbiālis <cōnūbi(um) marriage <nūb(āre) to marry]
con•nu`bi•al′i•ty, n.
con•nu′bi•al•ly, adv.
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connubial

- A synonym for "married, wedded."
See also related terms for married.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.connubial - of or relating to marriage or to the relationship between a wife and husband; "connubial bliss"; "conjugal visits"
Adv.1.connubial - in a conjugal manner
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connubial

adjective
Of, relating to, or typical of marriage:
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Translations

connubial

[kəˈnjuːbɪəl] ADJconyugal, connubial
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connubial

[kəˈnjuːbiəl] adjconjugal(e)
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connubial

adjehelich, Ehe-
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connubial

[kəˈnjuːbɪəl] adj (frm) → coniugale
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References in classic literature ?
Only put yourself beyond hazard as to the real basis of matrimonial bliss, and it is scarcely to be imagined what miracles, in the way of recognizing smaller incongruities, connubial love will effect.
Such is the general picture of the free trapper's wife, given by Captain Bonneville; how far it applied in its details to the one in question does not altogether appear, though it would seem from the outset of her connubial career, that she was ready to avail herself of all the pomp and circumstance of her new condition.
My own thoughts were then constantly occupied with love, but I never could imagine connubial bliss till after tea.
One copper-plate Mrs Veneering, two copper-plate Mr Veneerings, and a connubial copper-plate Mr and Mrs Veneering, requesting the honour of Mr and Mrs Boffin's company at dinner with the utmost Analytical solemnities.
But no such happy marriage could now teach the admiring multitude what connubial felicity really was.
She concluded by throwing me - I often served as a connubial missile - at Joe, who, glad to get hold of me on any terms, passed me on into the chimney and quietly fenced me up there with his great leg.
There is a sentiment arising, and it will grow, against connubial jealousy, against fierce maternity, against passion of all sorts; unnecessary things now, and things that make us uncomfortable, savage survivals, discords in a refined and pleasant life.
Anne shut the door and gave him a connubial lecture.
There was one young couple, in whom connubial love was yet fresh, walking at a respectful distance from each other; while the swain directed the timid steps of his bride, by a gallant offering of a thumb.
There is the connubial blindness, ma'am, which perhaps you may have observed in the course of your own experience, and which is a kind of wilful and self-bandaging blindness.
This said unanimous, and other Rites Observing none, but adoration pure Which God likes best, into thir inmost bower Handed they went; and eas'd the putting off These troublesom disguises which wee wear, Strait side by side were laid, nor turnd I weene ADAM from his fair Spouse, nor EVE the Rites Mysterious of connubial Love refus'd: Whatever Hypocrites austerely talk Of puritie and place and innocence, Defaming as impure what God declares Pure, and commands to som, leaves free to all.
Our bliss was perfect, but unfortunately, I was not made for domestic bliss--at all events I could not endure it--so I fled, and when she caught me again I could give no excuse for my flight, though I made it clear to her that I would not resume our connubial relations just yet.