Origin of connubialClassical Latin conubialis from conubium, marriage from com-, together + nubere, to marry: see nubile
An example of connubial is the relationship between a woman and her husband.
Origin of connubialLatin cōnūbiālis from cōnūbium marriage com- com- nūbere to marry
- con·nu′bi·al·ism con·nu′bi·al′i·ty
(comparative more connubial, superlative most connubial)
- Of or relating to the state of being married.
Particularly used in fixed phrases, such as “connubial bliss”, “connubial love”, “connubial relations”, and “connubial bed”.
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”).
- The Magyar clergy was still a married clergy, and their connubial privileges were solemnly confirmed by the synod of Szabolcs, presided over by the king, in 1092.
- The connubial relations of the deities may thus be considered" to typify the mystical union of the two eternal principles, spirit and matter, for the production and reproduction of the universe."But whilst this privilege of divine worship was claimed for the consorts of all the gods, it is principally to Siva's consort, in one or other of her numerous forms, that adoration on an extensive scale came to be offered by a special sect of votaries, the Saktas.
- Other connubial speculations foundered on the personal dislike of the princess for the various suitors proposed to her, so that on the death of her mother (May 1727) and the departure to Holstein of her beloved sister Anne, her only remaining near relation, the princess found herself at the age of eighteen practically her own mistress.
- Many days are indicated in the calendar as nubattu, a term which signifies rest, pause, and especially a god's connubial rest with his consort goddess.