connubial

[ kuh-noo-bee-uhl, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF connubial
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONNUBIAL

The birds choose their mates; it is the season of connubial joys.

Next in importance to the connubial is the convivial legislation of caste.

But it's when the Parliamentary voting is on comes the connubial pull.

I believe he is pushing some connubial complaint against me at the Court.

After nine months of connubial bliss his consort had devoured him!

She had nothing to complain of—no bickerings, no connubial turmoil.

I detest these connubial details and will not have a married servant.

In the midst of connubial and communal peace the thunderbolt has fallen on the King.

But it was not the time for sentiment, maternal or connubial.

From all that I hear, I fancy that he has set his mind also on connubial bliss.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from Latin connubialis, variant of conubialis "pertaining to wedlock," from conubium "marriage," from com- "together" (see com-) + nubere "to wed" (see nuptial).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONNUBIAL

bridal

adjectiveconcerning marriage
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