consanguine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj consanguine related by blood
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • consanguine Descended from a common ancestor; consanguineous: as, “the Consanguine Family,”
    • n consanguine One of the same blood as, or related by birth to, another.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Consanguine kon-sang′gwin related by blood: of the same family or descent—also Consanguin′eous
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. consanguineuscon, with, sanguis, blood.

Usage

In literature:

Consanguinity perpetuated is harmful to the species, in the same way as parthenogenesis, or indefinite reproduction by fission or budding.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family.
"The Truth About Woman" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
They, too, have been deaf to the voice of justice and consanguinity.
"The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783" by Virginia State Dept. of Education
These two principles are religion and kinship, or consanguinity.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
But the system of consanguinity, in force in Hawaii, failed, in turn, to tally with the family-form actually in existence there.
"Woman under socialism" by August Bebel
The law of Consanguinity has not, at the present moment, been attacked, and is still the law of the land.
"The Church: Her Books and Her Sacraments" by E. E. Holmes
Clemence is a noble wife, and this pretext of consanguinity is unfounded.
"Barbarossa; An Historical Novel of the XII Century." by Conrad von Bolanden
He is a near relative of the Athalik Ghazi, although, strange to say, there is no consanguinity between them.
"The Life of Yakoob Beg" by Demetrius Boulger
It is no real kindred (consanguinity).
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
The nearest consanguinity, only, puts limits to their passions.
"Alaska" by Ella Higginson
They too have been deaf to the voice of justice and of consanguinity.
"Proclaim Liberty!" by Gilbert Seldes
Irregularities respecting infant baptism and the matrimonial table of consanguinity were set right.
"Irish History and the Irish Question" by Goldwin Smith
Consanguinity and the love of constitutional liberty are strong ties.
"The International Monthly, Volume 5, No. 4, April, 1852" by Various
They were levied at rates graduated according to consanguinity.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7" by Various
Virginia Fairfax, by right of birth and consanguinity to the governor, invariably assumed her aunt's place at the head of the set.
"The Cavaliers of Virginia, vol. 1 of 2" by William A. Caruthers
The world, the flesh and the devil are a triumvirate bound together by ties of consanguinity.
"Psycho-Phone Messages" by Francis Grierson
A marriage is also null in case of bigamy, difference of religion and violation of the rules concerning consanguinity and affinity.
"Marriage and Divorce Laws of the World" by Hyacinthe Ringrose
Totemic relationship was often far from being consanguineous.
"Degeneracy" by Eugene S. Talbot
They, too, have been deaf to the voice of justice and of consanguinity.
"Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York" by A. F. Warburton
Next, how did the Consanguine family change into the Punaluan?
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 2" by Various
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In poetry:

You say I am your brother’s only son.
I know it. And, “What of it?” I reply.
My heart’s resolved. Something must be done.
So shall I curb, so baffle, so suppress
This too avuncular officiousness,
Intolerable consanguinity.
"In Time of Revolt" by Rupert Brooke

In news:

Sanguinary, consanguine and sanguine are all quite different in their similarity, says Michael Tomasky.
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