- of or relating to marriage; conjugal; matrimonial: marital vows; marital discord.
- Archaic. of or relating to a husband.
Origin of marital
Examples from the Web for nonmarital
Contemporary Examples of nonmarital
What has changed, substantially and perhaps for the best, is just what a nonmarital birth looks like.Unwed Women in the United States Are Having Fewer Babies
August 13, 2014
- of or relating to marriagemarital status
- of or relating to a husband
Word Origin for marital
c.1600, from French maritale and directly from Latin maritalis "of or belonging to married people," from maritus "married man, husband" (see marry).