uxorial


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ux·o·ri·al

 (ŭk-sôr′ē-əl, ŭg-zôr′-)
adj.
Of a wife; regarded as befitting a wife.

[From Latin uxōrius, from uxor, wife.]

ux·o′ri·al·ly adv.

uxorial

(ʌkˈsɔːrɪəl)
adj
of or relating to a wife: uxorial influence.
[C19: from Latin uxor wife]
uxˈorially adv

ux•o•ri•al

(ʌkˈsɔr i əl, -ˈsoʊr-, ʌgˈzɔr-, -ˈzoʊr-)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a wife.
[1790–1800; < Latin ūxōri(us) of a wife + -al1]
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Adj.1.uxorial - befitting or characteristic of a wife
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Aurora's occupation of "woman's verses," belittled by the impersonally gendered qualification as well as its pairing with "woman's dreams," is represented as irrelevant and extrinsic to the uxorial atmosphere Aurora will create in Romney's home through marriage.
10) Furthermore, she baldly confuses affection and eros: how can it be wrong to give her father all her filial affection and her husband all her uxorial eros?
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In his Consejos politicos y morales, Juan Enriquez de Zuniga offers uxorial advice.
Meaning "of or pertaining to wives," The description uxorial strives To be redolent of Sex and comfort and love, But it gives Uncle Herbie bad hives.