connubial

[ kuh-noo-bee-uhl, -nyoo- ]
/ kəˈnu bi əl, -ˈnyu- /

adjective

of marriage or wedlock; matrimonial; conjugal: connubial love.

Origin of connubial

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

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connubial

/ (kəˈnjuːbɪəl) /

adjective

of or relating to marriage; conjugalconnubial bliss

Derived Forms

connubiality, nounconnubially, adverb

Word Origin for connubial

C17: from Latin cōnūbiālis from cōnūbium marriage, from com- together + nūbere to marry
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