uxorial
adjective Etymology: Latin uxorius Date: 1800 of, relating to, or characteristic of a wife

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  • uxorial — UXORIÁL, Ă, uxoriáli, e, adj. Al soţiei. (cf. engl. uxorial, din lat. uxorius < uxor = soţie) [etim. şi MW] Trimis de tavi, 27.05.2004. Sursa: MDN  uxoriál adj. m., pl. uxoriáli; f …   Dicționar Român

  • Uxorial — Ux*o ri*al, a. [See {Uxorious}.] Dotingly fond of, or servilely submissive to, a wife; uxorious; also, becoming a wife; pertaining to a wife. [R.] [1913 Webster] The speech [of Zipporah, Ex. iv. 25] is not a speech of reproach or indignation, but …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • uxorial — [uk sôr′ē əl, ug zôr′ē əl] adj. [< L uxorius (see UXORIOUS) + AL] of, befitting, or characteristic of a wife uxorially adv …   English World dictionary

  • uxorial — uxorially, adv. /uk sawr ee euhl, sohr , ug zawr , zohr /, adj. of or pertaining to a wife; typical of or befitting a wife. [1790 1800; < L uxori(us) pertaining to a wife + AL] * * * …   Universalium

  • uxorial — adjective Of or pertaining to a wife, her genes, her relatives …   Wiktionary

  • uxorial — adj. pertaining to or typical of a wife …   English contemporary dictionary

  • uxorial — [ʌk sɔ:rɪəl] adjective relating to a wife. Origin C19: from L. uxor wife + ial …   English new terms dictionary

  • uxorial — ux·o·ri·al …   English syllables

  • uxorial — ux•o•ri•al [[t]ʌkˈsɔr i əl, ˈsoʊr , ʌgˈzɔr , ˈzoʊr [/t]] adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a wife • Etymology: 1790–1800; < L ūxōri(us) of a wife + al I …   From formal English to slang

  • uxorial — /ʌkˈsɔriəl/ (say uk sawreeuhl) adjective of or relating to a wife; typical of or befitting a wife. {Latin uxor wife + ial} …   Australian English dictionary

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