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mat·ri·mo·ny

 (măt′rə-mō′nē)
n. pl. mat·ri·mo·nies
The act or state of being married; marriage.

[Middle English, from Old French matrimoine, from Latin mātrimōnium, from māter, mātr-, mother; see māter- in Indo-European roots.]

mat′ri·mo′ni·al adj.
mat′ri·mo′ni·al·ly adv.

matrimonial

(ˌmætrɪˈməʊnɪəl)
adj
relating to marriage: matrimonial troubles.
ˌmatriˈmonially adv

mat•ri•mo•ni•al

(ˌmæ trəˈmoʊ ni əl)

adj.
of or pertaining to matrimony.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin]
mat`ri•mo′ni•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.matrimonial - of or relating to the state of marriagematrimonial - of or relating to the state of marriage; "marital status"; "marital fidelity"; "married bliss"

matrimonial

adjective marital, married, wedding, wedded, nuptial, conjugal, spousal, connubial, hymeneal the matrimonial home

matrimonial

adjective
Of, relating to, or typical of marriage:
Translations
زَواجي، خاص بالزَّواج
manželský
ægteskabs-
hjónabands-
evlenmeye ait

matrimonial

[ˌmætrɪˈməʊnɪəl] ADJ [problems] → matrimonial; [vow, bed] → de matrimonio; [life] → conyugal
the matrimonial homeel domicilio conyugal

matrimonial

[ˌmætrɪˈməʊniəl] adj [home, bed, property, problem] → conjugal(e)
the matrimonial home → le domicile conjugal

matrimonial

adjehelich

matrimonial

:
matrimonial bed
nEhebett nt
matrimonial law
nEherecht nt
matrimonial vow
nEhegelübde nt

matrimonial

[ˌmætrɪˈməʊnɪəl] adj (vows) → di matrimonio; (state, troubles) → coniugale, matrimoniale

matrimony

(ˈmӕtriməni) , ((American) —mouni) noun
the state of being married. holy matrimony.
ˌmatriˈmonial (-ˈmou-) adjective
References in classic literature ?
M'Dougal Proposes for the Hand of An Indian Princess- Matrimonial Embassy to Comcomly.
CONTAINING SCENES OF MATRIMONIAL FELICITY IN DIFFERENT DEGREES OF LIFE; AND VARIOUS OTHER TRANSACTIONS DURING THE FIRST TWO YEARS AFTER THE MARRIAGE BETWEEN CAPTAIN BLIFIL AND MISS BRIDGET ALLWORTHY.
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.
defines the matrimonial situation with precision, point and poignancy.
Among the company at the door were the mineralogist and the owner of the gold opera glass whom we had encountered in the Notch; two Georgian gentlemen, who had chilled their southern blood that morning on the top of Mount Washington; a physician and his wife from Conway; a trader of Burlington, and an old squire of the Green Mountains; and two young married couples, all the way from Massachusetts, on the matrimonial jaunt, Besides these strangers, the rugged county of Coos, in which we were, was represented by half a dozen wood-cutters, who had slain a bear in the forest and smitten off his paw.
Lady Arabella, who alone could have guessed, was now so absorbed in her matrimonial pursuit of Edgar Caswall, that she had neither time nor inclination for thought extraneous to this.
To impute such a design to Lady Susan would be taking from her every claim to that excellent understanding which her bitterest enemies have never denied her; and equally low must sink my pretensions to common sense if I am suspected of matrimonial views in my behaviour to her.
Pray, my dear aunt, what is the difference in matrimonial affairs, between the mercenary and the prudent motive?
Following this letter one of the Masonic Brothers whom Pierre respected less than the others forced his way in to see him and, turning the conversation upon Pierre's matrimonial affairs, by way of fraternal advice expressed the opinion that his severity to his wife was wrong and that he was neglecting one of the first rules of Freemasonry by not forgiving the penitent.
Arthur is not what is commonly called a bad man: he has many good qualities; but he is a man without self-restraint or lofty aspirations, a lover of pleasure, given up to animal enjoyments: he is not a bad husband, but his notions of matrimonial duties and comforts are not my notions.
It needed that Monsieur Robert Darzac himself should not deny this matrimonial rumour to give it an appearance of truth, so unlikely did it seem to be well founded.
And after so great a gap in his matrimonial felicity--when his death was reckoned certain, his estate settled, his name dismissed from memory, and his wife, long, long ago, resigned to her autumnal widowhood--he entered the door one evening, quietly, as from a day's absence, and became a loving spouse till death.