connubial

[kuh-noo-bee-uhl, -nyoo-]
adjective
of marriage or wedlock; matrimonial; conjugal: connubial love.

Origin:
1650–60; < Medieval Latin connūbiālis, Latin cōnūbiālis, equivalent to cōnūbi(um) (cō- co- + nūb(āre) to marry + -ium -ium) + -ālis -al1

connubiality, noun
connubially, adverb
nonconnubial, adjective
nonconnubially, adverb
nonconnubiality, noun
postconnubial, adjective
preconnubial, adjective


nuptial, marital.
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connubial (kəˈnjuːbɪəl)
 
adj
of or relating to marriage; conjugal: connubial bliss
 
[C17: from Latin cōnūbiālis from cōnūbium marriage, from com- together + nūbere to marry]
 
connubi'ality
 
n
 
con'nubially
 
adv

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connubial
1650s, from L. conubialis, from conubium "marriage," from com- "together" + nubere "to wed" (see nubile).
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