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uxorial

[ uhk-sawr-ee-uhl, -sohr-, uhg-zawr-, -zohr- ]
/ ʌkˈsɔr i əl, -ˈsoʊr-, ʌgˈzɔr-, -ˈzoʊr- /
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adjective

of or relating to a wife; typical of or befitting a wife.

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Origin of uxorial

1790–1800; <Latin ūxōri(us) pertaining to a wife + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM uxorial

ux·o·ri·al·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for uxorial

uxorial
/ (ʌkˈsɔːrɪəl) /

adjective

of or relating to a wifeuxorial influence

Derived forms of uxorial

uxorially, adverb

Word Origin for uxorial

C19: from Latin uxor wife
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