What does dutiful mean?

Definitions for dutifulˈdu tə fəl, ˈdyu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dutiful, duteous(adj)

    willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect

    "a dutiful child"; "a dutiful citizen"; "Patient Griselda was a chaste and duteous wife";


  1. dutiful(Adjective)

    Accepting of one's legal or moral obligations and willing to do them well, and without complaint.

    Ralph was a dutiful child, and took the trash out without being told.

  2. dutiful(Adjective)

    Pertaining to one's duty; demonstrative of one's sense of duty.

    The sergeant maintained a dutiful shine on his boots.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dutiful(adj)

    performing, or ready to perform, the duties required by one who has the right to claim submission, obedience, or deference; submissive to natural or legal superiors; obedient, as to parents or superiors; as, a dutiful son or daughter; a dutiful ward or servant; a dutiful subject

  2. Dutiful(adj)

    controlled by, proceeding from, a sense of duty; respectful; deferential; as, dutiful affection


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dutiful in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dutiful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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