1. matrimony

noun. ['ˈmætrəˌmoʊni'] the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce).


  • sigeh
  • spousal relationship
  • endogamy
  • cuckoldom
  • misalliance
  • marriage of convenience
  • intermarriage
  • bigamy
  • monandry
  • polygamy
  • wedlock
  • monogamousness
  • monogamy
  • union
  • common-law marriage
  • marriage
  • exogamy
  • open marriage
  • inmarriage


  • exogamy
  • detribalisation
  • detribalization
  • disunion

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Example sentences of the word matrimony

1. Noun, singular or mass
The divorce from bed and board can then be rolled into a divorce from matrimony if requested.

Quotes containing the word matrimony

1. A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.
- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

2. Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course.
- Helen Rowland

3. I've never created a riot before. I did cause a brawl at the last formal. A large number of young women there actually arrived with the expectation of seducing me into matrimony, and a couple of their mothers came to blows. It was hilari—I mean, dreadful. Simply dreadful.
- Ilona Andrews, On the Edge

2. matrimony

noun. ['ˈmætrəˌmoʊni'] the ceremony or sacrament of marriage.


  • assortative mating