Day-21 (Nuptial)

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Word:
Nuptial

Status:
Adjective

Meaning:
Of or relating to marriage or a wedding ceremony

Examples:
1) Of or relating to marriage or the marriage ceremony
2) Characteristic of or occuring in the breeding season (nuptial flight)

Sentence:
The newlyweds are still in a state of nuptial bliss.

Origin:
From Latin nuptialis which means 'wedding' or nubere which means 'to marry'. Perhaps akin to Greek nymphē which means 'bride'.

First use:
15th century

Synonyms:
conjugal, connubial, married, matrimonial, marital, wedded

Antonym:
nonmarital

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Word:
Nuptial

Status:
Noun

Meaning:
Marriage, wedding - usually used in plural

Sentence:
Their nuptials will take place at the university chapel.

First use:
1555

Synonyms:
bridal, espousal, marriage, wedding

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