Could this be a word to describe Krishna in The English Teacher?

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uxorious \ uk-SOR-ee-us; ug-ZOR- \  , adjective;
Excessively fond of or submissive to a wife.
It is batty to suppose that the most uxorious of husbands will stop his wife’s excessive shopping if anexcessive shopper she has always been.
— Angela Huth, “All you need is love”, Daily Telegraph, April 24, 1998
Flagler seems to have been an uxorious , domesticman, who liked the comfort and companionship of awife at his side.
— Michael Browning, “Whitehall at 100”, Palm BeachPost , February 22, 2002
Fuller is as uxorious a poet as they come: hiatuses inthe couple’s mutual understanding are overcome withsuch rapidity as to be hardly worth mentioning in thefirst place (“How easy, this ability / To lose whateverwe possess / By ceasing to believe that we / Deserve such brilliant success”).
— David Wheatley, “Round and round we go”, The Guardian , October 5, 2002

ux·o·ri·ous [uhk-sawr-ee-uhs, -sohr-, uhg-zawr-, -zohr-]


doting upon, foolishly fond of, or affectionately submissive towardone’s wife.
1590–1600;  < Latin ūxōrius,  equivalent to ūxor  wife + -ius -ious

—Related forms

ux·o·ri·ous·ly, adverb
ux·o·ri·ous·ness, noun
un·ux·o·ri·ous, adjective
un·ux·o·ri·ous·ly, adverb
un·ux·o·ri·ous·ness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2011. 

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