[ UK /ʌksˈɔːɹɪəsnəs/ ]
  1. foolish fondness for or excessive submissiveness to one's wife
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How To Use uxoriousness In A Sentence

  • We are all aware that the Obamas have a wonderful marriage, and his uxoriousness is the talk of all the women's magazines; but is she really influential when it comes to surging in Afghanistan; bombing Iran; and the political haggling over taxes? Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion
  • Virtually nothing is seen of his 25-year relationship with his second wife, Julia, who, he says, steered him from a failing marriage and compulsive promiscuity into ‘a harbour of safe uxoriousness’.
  • I was very fond of Anthony LaPaglia, too, as the eponymous tenor, who turns on a dime from lust to uxoriousness, from despair to confusion, from star quality to human concern for a fellow artist, without ever losing his character along the way. Lend Me A Tenor
  • He's a series of contradictory characteristics - valor/cowardice, nobility/cravenness, promiscuity / uxoriousness, selfishness/camaraderie, and every one of them is genuine, as the situation demands.
  • Though some speeches included words like "geriatrics" and "uxoriousness," the Flesch readability test--designed to measure how difficult a text is to understand--placed them at a fifth-grade reading level. I'd Like Not To Thank The Academy
  • I swoon with delight - if only because of "uxoriousness". Lend Me A Tenor
  • Eye color, walking stride, and uxoriousness are examples of traits which are not ordinarily competencies of consequence to leadership. The Bass Handbook of Leadership
  • But this is a rag-bag of a play, not much helped by the director who, through misplaced uxoriousness, has preserved every word.
  • When you are in your "caretaking" mode, like you do with me in the mornings, or with your dolls Jeannie, Patty and Millie (Ludmilla), your affection and uxoriousness is heart-achingly boundless. on not going gently
  • The most fascinating character is a satiric old courtier, Eubulus, who spends the whole play railing against the Hungarian king's uxoriousness. The Picture – review
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