marital marital  /ˈmɛ rə təl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to the state of marriage

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Biggest news in his report is a finding that satisfactory sexual mating is not the prime requirement for marital happiness.
  2. The law imitates life, and when it must sort out marital tangles, it is often as complex as the human relationships themselves.
  3. In fact, the so-called marital presumption has barred attacks on the legitimacy of children for centuries.

News

  1. Suspect Cheating? Check With the Travel Agent

    60 Percent of Married Marital Vacation
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Good Morning America via Yahoo! News

  2. Rupert Murdoch files for divorce from third wife

    NEW YORK, June 13 (UPI) -- Rupert Murdoch cited an irreparable marital breakdown when he filed for divorce Thursday in New York from his third wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. New Book Gives Practical and Humorous Strategies for Optimizing Marital Harmony

    Newly weds, older weds, and soon-to be-weds now have a guide for living happily with 10 different “hubby types” in this new book released by Dog Ear Publishing. With the divorce rate for first-time marriages hovering around 50 percent and more than 60 percent for second marriages, this timely book helps promote marital harmony and minimize marital discord. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. During a 1999 sermon, Isaacson said, Jeffs told his followers that a "man should only have marital relations with a wife if she invites it."
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: Warren Jeffs Source: ABC News

  2. "By premising eligibility for these benefits on marital status in the first instance, the federal government signals to this court that the relevant distinction to be drawn is between married individuals and unmarried individuals," wrote Tauro...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: G. Joseph Tauro Source: Keen News Service

  3. "He died of self-inflicted wounds. We believe it was a marital dispute," said Lt. Pat Buchanan of the Covina Police Department.
    on Dec 25, 2008 By: Pat Buchanan Source: Reuters UK

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