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adjective as in marital

noun as in wedding

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Example Sentences

The same goes for the choice to paint the couple’s marriage as a whirlwind romance and relegate the six months Lee served in prison after pleading no contest to felony spousal battery charges to onscreen text.

From Time

Hence, spousal employment is lower among active-duty families versus civilian families, and when spouses work, they tend to work fewer hours and earn lower wages, she said.

His sporadic, superficial attempts at contact also fit the profile of someone grasping for ways to contact you that don't trigger a spousal crackdown.

I recently scored a 1990 Au Bon Climat chardonnay from him for less than $100, and it made for lovely spousal birthday drinking, made all the more special by the recent passing of Au Bon Climat’s visionary founder, Jim Clendenen.

From Eater

Just imagine how making an assumption that an immigrant is on a date with an American citizen just to get a spousal immigration visa makes you look.

Frostee Rucker had a one-game suspension overturned by Goodell in 2007 despite two counts of spousal battery.

Dina Eastwood is seeking spousal support from the actor/director, as well as custody of their daughter.

Spousal coverage:  If you have access to health insurance through a spouse, are you more likely to own a business?

This is not only time consuming, but also, creates opportunities for spousal arguments.

To the extent that he's thinking of the spousal angle, I think there's no doubt that Hillary is better off if Obama wins.

A remarkable exhibition of Aminta the woman was, her entire change of front since he had taken her spousal chill.

Shall she see her spousal and her home, her parents and children, attended by a crowd of Trojan women and Phrygians to serve her?

The festal hall was decked for his reception, the spousal banquet spread, the goblet graced the board.

Dost thou deem the mock blessing of yon mad hermit a spousal rite?

The spousal rings placed on their fingers were of gold, adorned with a sapphire, and were provided at the expense of the King.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spousal, such as: nuptial, conjugal, connubial, hymeneal, married, and matrimonial.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.