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connubial Explained

connubial at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1656, from L. conubialis, from conubium "marriage," from com- "together" + nubere "to wed" (see nubile). ///

connubial at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj [Date: 1600-1700; Language: Latin; Origin: connubialis, from connubium 'marriage', from com- ( COM-) + nubere ( NUPTIAL)]// connubial bliss// formal the state of being happily married// --living in connubial bliss//

Connubial at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

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.

Nor Eve the rites Mysterious of connubial love refused.

Kind, connubial tenderness. --Goldsmith.

connubial at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : of or relating to marriage or to the relationship between a
wife and husband; "connubial bliss"; "conjugal visits"
[syn: {conjugal}]
adv : in a conjugal manner [syn: {conjugally}]

connubial at English (WD) Of Explained:



1650s, from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » connubialis|connūbiālis|lang=la,
from Inter: term » connubium|connūbium|marriage, wedlock (variants of Inter: term » conubialis|cōnūbiālis|pertaining to wedlock|lang=la, from Inter: term » conubium|cōnūbium|marriage, wedlock) from Inter: term » com-||together|lang=la (English Inter: term » com-|lang=en) + Inter: term » nubo|nūbō|marry, to take as husband|lang=la (from which Inter: term » nubile|lang=en)Inter: R:Online Etymology Dictionar » y from Inter: etyl » ine-pro|en Inter: recons » sneubho-||to marry, to wed|lang=ine-pro.


Inter: en-ad » j
  • Of or relating to the state of being married.

    Usage notes

    Particularly used in fixed phrases, such as “connubial bliss”, “connubial love”, “connubial relations”, and “connubial bed”.


    * conjugal

    Related terms

    * nubile
    • nuptial, nuptials


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