- of, relating to, or characteristic of marriage: conjugal vows.
- pertaining to the relation between marriage partners.
Origin of conjugal
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Examples from the Web for conjugal
The Conjugal Coat of Arms was approved this year by the Queen and is being shown publicly for the first time today.William and Kate's New Conjugal Coat of Arms
September 27, 2013
Conjugal visits are allowed in Peruvian prisons if couples register as common-law partners, as the two lovebirds are.Wedding Bells for Natalie Holloway Suspect Joran van der Sloot
Barbie Latza Nadeau
May 31, 2013
Contrast this vision of conjugal kink with traditional Christianity, which tends to treat sex as, at best, a necessary evil.Why Is Shmuley Boteach Running for Congress as a Republican?
March 23, 2012
They're supposed to be within marriage, for purposes that are, yes, conjugal... but also procreative.Santorum’s ‘Satan’ Comments & More of His Outlandish Statements
The Daily Beast
February 22, 2012
Sex, he said, is “supposed to be for purposes that are yes, conjugal and unitive, but also procreative.”Rick Santorum’s Idea of Freedom: Enforcing Catholic Sexual Morality
January 6, 2012
The voice of parental and conjugal tenderness was silent in the grave!Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I
Francis Augustus Cox
A conjugal dispute had occurred that morning when Mrs. Jenkins got up.The Channings
Mrs. Henry Wood
We have even seen that the conjugal fidelity of these often exceeds our own.The Sexual Question
With what ecstasy will he contemplate the angelic felicity of conjugal life!Nuts and Nutcrackers
Charles James Lever
Further, I charge you, let there be no outside interference with the conjugal relation.The Wedding Ring
T. De Witt Talmage
- of or relating to marriage or the relationship between husband and wifeconjugal rights
Word Origin and History for conjugal
A descriptive term for the relationship between married persons. A conjugal family is the same as a nuclear family, composed of married parents and their children. Conjugal relatives (in-laws) trace their relations through the marriage of their respective blood relatives.