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Definitions for uxorious
ʌkˈsɔr i əs, -ˈsoʊr-, ʌgˈzɔr-, -ˌzoʊr-ux·o·ri·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. uxoriousadjective

    foolishly fond of or submissive to your wife


  1. uxoriousadjective

    Overly devoted or submissive to one's wife.

  2. Etymology: uxorius "of or pertaining to a wife" from uxor "wife"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. UXORIOUSadjective

    Submissively fond of a wife; infected with connubial dotage.

    Etymology: uxorius, Lat.

    Towards his queen he was nothing uxorious, nor scarce indulgent; but companionable and respective. Francis Bacon.

    That uxorious king, whose heart, though large,
    Beguil’d by fair idolatresses, fell
    To idols foul. John Milton, Paradise Lost.

    How would’st thou insult,
    When I must live uxorious to thy will
    In perfect thraldom, how again betray me? John Milton.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uxoriousadjective

    excessively fond of, or submissive to, a wife; being a dependent husband

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Uxorious

    uk-sō′ri-us, adj. excessively or submissively fond of a wife.—adjs. Uxō′rial, pertaining to a wife; Uxō′ricidal, pertaining to uxoricide.—n. Uxō′ricide, one who kills his wife: the killing of a wife.—adv. Uxō′riously.—n. Uxō′riousness. [L. uxoriusuxor, a wife.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uxorious in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uxorious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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