adjective Etymology: Latin conubialis, from conubium, connubium marriage, from com- + nubere to marry — more at nuptial Date: circa 1656 of or relating to the married state ; conjugal <
connubial relations
connubialism nounconnubiality nounconnubially adverb

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  • Connubial — Con*nu bi*al, a. [L. connubialis, fr. connubium marriage; con + nubere to veil, to marry. See {Nupital}.] Of or pertaining to marriage, or the marriage state; conjugal; nuptial. [1913 Webster] Nor Eve the rites Mysterious of connubial love… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • connubial — index conjugal, nuptial Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • connubial — connubial. (Del lat. connubiālis). adj. p. us. Perteneciente o relativo al connubio …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • connubial — 1650s, from L. connubialis, variant of conubialis pertaining to wedlock, from conubium marriage, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + nubere to wed (see NUPTIAL (Cf. nuptial)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • connubial — conjugal, *matrimonial, marital, nuptial, hymeneal …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • connubial — [adj] marital conjugal, hymeneal, married, matrimonial, nuptial, spousal, wedded; concept 555 …   New thesaurus

  • connubial — (Del lat. connubiālis). adj. p. us. Perteneciente o relativo al connubio …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • connubial — ► ADJECTIVE literary ▪ conjugal. ORIGIN Latin connubialis, from connubium marriage …   English terms dictionary

  • connubial — [kə no͞o′bē əl, kənyo͞o′bē əl] adj. [L conubialis < conubium, marriage < com , together + nubere, to marry: see NUBILE] of marriage or the state of being married; conjugal connubiality [kə no͞o΄bē al′ə tē, kə nyo͞obē al′ə tē] n. connubially …   English World dictionary

  • connubial — con|nu|bi|al [kəˈnju:biəl US ˈnu: ] adj [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: connubialis, from connubium marriage , from com ( COM ) + nubere ( NUPTIAL)] connubial bliss formal the state of being happily married ▪ living in connubial bliss …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • connubial — adjective connubial bliss formal the state of being happily married: living in connubial bliss …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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