uxorious

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adjective ux·o·ri·ous \ˌək-ˈsȯr-ē-əs, ˌəg-ˈzȯr-\

Definition of uxorious

  1. :  excessively fond of or submissive to a wife

uxoriously

adverb

uxoriousness

noun

Origin and Etymology of uxorious

Latin uxorius uxorious, uxorial, from uxor wife



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