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uxorious [uhk-sawr-ee-uhs]
[Origin: 1590–1600; < L ūxōrius, equiv. to ūxor wife + -ius -ious]

adj. Excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife.

"She was the cross her cuckolded, incompatible husband had to bear, and he was—beneath those fantastic uniforms—the pathetic, uxorious human aggregate of love and good intentions, which, quite frankly, bored her most of the time."
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