uxorially

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

uxorial +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

uxorially (not comparable)

  1. In an uxorial fashion.
    • 1881, Eustace Clare Grenville Murray, Side-lights on English Society
      Clerical husbands who have been uxorially driven by wives who wielded their father's croziers, so to say, have been known to jib — nay, to kick out...
    • 1970, Joseph Collins, Idling in Italy
      Every contact with the affairs of the world, save uxorially, was changed...
    • 1992, Jean H Hagstrum, Esteem Enlivened by Desire: The Couple from Homer to Shakespeare
      ...her husband may in fact have come as an outside intruder into her already established and maternally and uxorially oriented realm.