(v. t.) The act of marrying, or the state of being married; legal union of a man and a woman for life, as husband and wife; wedlock; matrimony.
(v. t.) The marriage vow or contract.
(v. t.) A feast made on the occasion of a marriage.
(v. t.) Any intimate or close union.
(1) An intact post-injury marriage was associated with improvement in education.
(2) Johnson and Campion are optimistic that marriage equality will win out, and soon.
(3) During the couple's 30-year marriage she had twice reported him to the police for grabbing her by the throat, before they divorced in 2005.
(4) Movies such as Concussion , about the dissatisfactions of a bourgeois lesbian marriage, are already starting to ask these questions.
(5) Yet, polls have Maryland voters approving same-sex marriage by 14 to 20 points.
(6) He has also been a vocal opponent of gay marriage, appearing on the Today programme in the run-up to the same-sex marriage bill to warn that it would "cause confusion" – and asking in a Spectator column, after it was passed, "if the law will eventually be changed to allow one to marry one's dog".
(7) A federal judge struck down Utah's same-sex marriage ban Friday in a decision that brings a nationwide shift toward allowing gay marriage to a conservative state where the Mormon church has long been against it.
(8) "Today a federal district court put up a roadblock on a path constructed by 21 federal court rulings over the last year – a path that inevitably leads to nationwide marriage equality," said Sarah Warbelow, legal director for the Human Rights Campaign.
(9) It wasn't the best marriage – Jackie left me in 1962 when my first son, Paul, was 18 months old.
(10) The author discusses marriages in which a basically insecure husband plays a god-like role and his wife, who initially worshipped him, matures and finds her situation depressing and degrading.
(11) But she has struggled – quite awkwardly – to articulate her evolution on same-sex marriage, and has left environmental activists wondering what her exact energy policy is.
(12) Pope Francis’s no-longer-secret meeting in Washington DC with anti-gay activist Kim Davis, the controversial Kentucky county clerk who was briefly jailed over her refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses in compliance with state law, leaves LGBT people with no illusions about the Pope’s stance on equal rights for us, despite his call for inclusiveness.
(13) America's same-sex couples, and the politicians who have barred gay marriage in 30 states, are looking to the supreme court to hand down a definitive judgment on where the constitution stands on an issue its framers are unlikely to have imagined would ever be considered.
(14) I thought she had been put out of her misery by marriage but now she is a widow.
(15) If we were to have a plebiscite before the end of the year, and you were to reverse-engineer that, it would make interesting speculation about the timing of an election.” Abetz said in January he would need to see whether a plebiscite was “above board or whether the question is stacked” before deciding to heed any result in favour of marriage equality.
(16) A case of fragile-X syndrome (the Martin-Bell syndrome) in two male half-sibs from different marriages of their mother was described.
(17) The ACT’s opposition leader, Jeremy Hanson, said during Tuesday’s debate that the uncertainty surrounding the new same-sex marriage regime created significant problems for couples, and he suggested the territory could be liable to compensation if it pushed ahead of the tolerance of the commonwealth, rather than waiting for the legalities to be settled.
(18) Same-sex marriage: supreme court's swing votes hang in the balance – live Read more The court heard legal arguments for two and a half hours, in a landmark challenge to state bans on same-sex marriage that is expected to yield a decision in June.
(19) The fairytales – which have been distributed by leaflet to universities around Singapore – include versions of Cinderella, the Three Little Pigs, Rapunzel and Snow White, each involving a reworked tale that relates to fertility, sex or marriage, and a resulting moral.
(20) It is likely that many of the girls end up working in brothels, but due to the stigma of being a sex worker they will usually report they were forced into marriage.
(a.) Of or pertaining to a spouse or marriage; nuptial; matrimonial; conjugal; bridal; as, spousal rites; spousal ornaments.
(n.) Marriage; nuptials; espousal; -- generally used in the plural; as, the spousals of Hippolita.
(1) One-year graft survival was 98% in HLA-identical grafts (n = 73), 91% in haploidentical grafts (n = 411), 89% in 2 haplotype-mismatched related grafts (n = 38), and 85% in spousal donor grafts (n = 71).
(2) The attitudes and practices of 96 doctors toward spousal assault victims in the Australian Capital Territory, Australia, were investigated by questionnaire surveys distributed to general practitioners.
(3) As information about the incidence and prevalence of spousal and child abuse came to light, data emerged regarding dependent elderly being abused by adult caregivers, often their children.
(4) The importance of making the correct diagnosis and the avoidance of unwarranted spousal dysharmony is stressed.
(5) NK activity and plasma concentrations of epinephrine, norepinephrine, and neuropeptide Y were measured in depressed patients (n = 19) and age- and gender-matched controls (n = 19), and in Alzheimer spousal caregivers (n = 48) and matched noncaregiver controls (n = 17).
(6) If anything, the danger to Trump’s ambitions is coming from inside the house, with his frothingly deranged spokesperson Michael Cohen, a man 30 years out-of-date on spousal rape laws who sounds like a Queens mook in a tracksuit who traps a mom in her car in the Stop & Shop parking lot because he thinks she took his space, beats on the hood and screams, Do you know who my uncle is?
(7) Kelly Dittmar of the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University pointed to the phenomenon known as “spousal reflection” in which the presence of a spouse can have an impact, positive or negative, on the candidate.
(8) Removal of spousal authorization requirements has been shown to increase the use of family planning services.
(9) When an elderly patient enters residential care, tensions often arise because the patient's partner attempts to defend a threatened spousal role that is incompatible with the new setting.
(10) There is a need to integrate interpersonal, spousal and family interventions into the well developed pharmacological and individual psychological therapies for depressive illness.
(11) This is in contrast to the larger and significant spousal correlations observed for high-school test scores.
(12) A lack of spousal sexual activity is a common preceding factor.
(13) A total of 141 elderly outpatient subjects (two medical clinic groups of 20 each, 45 recurrent depressed subjects, 21 spousally bereaved subjects, and 35 healthy controls) received comprehensive physical examinations, reviews of symptoms, and laboratory testing.
(14) The Court upheld Pennsylvania's law defining medical emergency, as construed by the Court of Appeals; allowed a 24-hour waiting period for women who must 1st hear information about pregnancy and abortion to insure thoughtful informed consent; allowed a parental consent provision, with a judicial bypass; and allowed a recordkeeping and reporting requirement; but disallowed a spousal notification requirement, noting that "[a] State may not give to a man the kind of dominion over his wife that parents exercise over their children."
(15) Self- and other-rated depression was compared in spousal caregivers for 23 SDAT patients, 23 PD with dementia patients, and 23 control subjects.
(16) In conclusion, this preliminary study of 2-month outcome to spousal bereavement found (1) most widows and widowers had social supports and lack of such supports was not related to outcome; (2) a clinical depressive syndrome was common, and a history of past depressions was associated with poor outcome; (3) more subjects increased alcohol consumption and cigarette use after their loss than decreased their use, but a past history of problems with alcohol was not related to outcome; (4) female, younger, and poorer survivors had the worst outcomes; (5) more disturbed marital relationships correlated highly with poor outcomes; (6) when the deceased spouse died without warning and without a prolonged illness, the survivor was more apt to have a difficult adjustment; and (7) the continued presence of active grief was associated with increased levels of anxiety, somatization, interpersonal sensitivity, and depression.
(17) For male candidates the concept of spousal reflection is that you use your female spouse to reflect the masculinity and leadership of the man, as a benefit to him.
(18) Physicians in the 2 surveys tend to ascribe greater importance than clinical staff to marital status, religious conflicts, marital stability, and spousal consent.
(19) This paper discusses the effects of gender on dementia management plans of spousal caregivers.
(20) Multivariant analysis with a stepwise logistic regression model delineated the four factors most significantly associated with the initiation of breast-feeding: positive spousal attitude toward breast-feeding, orthodox religious belief, nonsmoking, and work outside of the home during the pregnancy.