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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Definitions for connubial

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

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Citations for connubial
They loved one another. They would have children. Then let everybody and everything else fade into insignificance outside this connubial felicity. D. H. Lawrence, "The Blind Man," England, My England and Other Stories, 1922
Only put yourself beyond hazard, as to the real basis of matrimonial bliss, and it is scarcely to be imagined what miracles, in the way of reconciling smaller incongruities, connubial love will effect. Nathaniel Hawthorne, "Mrs. Bullfrog," Mosses from an Old Manse, 1846
Origin of connubial
Connubial finds its origin in the Latin verb nūbāre meaning "to marry." It entered English in the mid-1600s.