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ux•o•ri•ous  (uk sôrē əs, -sōr-, ug zôr-, -zōr′-),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. doting upon, foolishly fond of, or affectionately submissive toward one's wife.
ux•ori•ous•ly, adv. 
ux•ori•ous•ness, n. 
  • Latin ūxōrius, equivalent. to ūxor wife + -ius -ious
  • 1590–1600


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uxorious /ʌkˈsɔːrɪəs/ adj
  1. excessively attached to or dependent on one's wife
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin uxōrius concerning a wife, from uxor wife



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