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Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Definitions for uxorious

  1. Excessively fond of or submissive to a wife.

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Citations for uxorious
It is batty to suppose that the most uxorious of husbands will stop his wife's excessive shopping if an excessive shopper she has always been. Angela Huth, Daily Telegraph
Flagler seems to have been an uxorious, domestic man, who liked the comfort and companionship of a wife at his side. Michael Browning, Palm Beach Post
Origin of uxorious
1590-1600
Uxorious is from Latin uxorius, from uxor, wife.
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