uxorious

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foolishly fond of or submissive to your wife

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We saw above that De doctrina Christiana teaches that Adam fell 'for behaving uxoriously, she for not heeding her husband [uxorius hic, mariti illa inobservantior]' (CE, XV.
If Walter Lambe was uxoriously inclined, this may explain why he did not follow the usual path for Etonians, which was to take up a scholarship to King's College, Cambridge;(20) it may also account for his having twice given up an extremely well-paid and prestigious post at Windsor in order to return to the comparative obscurity of Arundel.
333), where women only exist uxoriously and even Henry's vicious treatment of his step-mother, Joan of Navarre, merits merely a footnote's notice (p.