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Definitions for uxorious
ʌkˈsɔr i əs, -ˈsoʊr-, ʌgˈzɔr-, -ˌzoʊr-ux·o·ri·ous
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foolishly fond of or submissive to your wife
Overly devoted or submissive to one's wife.
Etymology: uxorius "of or pertaining to a wife" from uxor "wife"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
excessively fond of, or submissive to, a wife; being a dependent husband
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. uxorius—uxor, a wife.]
The numerical value of uxorious in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of uxorious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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