Definitions for uxoriousness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ux•o•ri•ousʌkˈsɔr i əs, -ˈsoʊr-, ʌgˈzɔr-, -ˌzoʊr-(adj.)

  1. doting upon or affectionately submissive toward one's wife.

Origin of uxorious:

1590–1600; < L ūxōrius, adj. der. of ūxor wife; see -ous


Princeton's WordNet

  1. uxoriousness(noun)

    foolish fondness for or excessive submissiveness to one's wife


  1. uxoriousness(Noun)

    Overt devotion or submissiveness to one's wife.


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