Connubial meaning

kə-no͝o'bē-əl, -nyo͝o'-
The definition of connubial is the state of being married.

An example of connubial is the relationship between a woman and her husband.

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Relating to marriage or the married state; conjugal.
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Of marriage or the state of being married; conjugal.
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Of or relating to the state of being married.
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Origin of connubial

  • Latin cōnūbiālis from cōnūbium marriage com- com- nūbere to marry
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • 1650s, from Latin connūbiālis, from connūbium (“marriage, wedlock”) (variants of cōnūbiālis (“pertaining to wedlock”), from cōnūbium (“marriage, wedlock”)) from com- (“together”) (English com-) + nūbō (“marry, to take as husband”) (from which nubile) from Proto-Indo-European *sneubho- (“to marry, to wed”).
    From Wiktionary