Definitions for obsequiousəbˈsi kwi əs

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. bootlicking, fawning, obsequious, sycophantic, toadyish(adj)

    attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery

  2. obsequious(adj)

    attentive in an ingratiating or servile manner

    "obsequious shop assistants"

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  1. obsequious(Adjective)

    Obedient, compliant with someone else's orders or wishes.

  2. obsequious(Adjective)

    Excessively eager to please or to obey all instructions; fawning, subservient.

  3. obsequious(Adjective)

    of or pertaining to obsequies, funereal

  4. Origin: From obsequiosus, from obsequium, from obsequor, from ob + sequor (see sequel).

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Obsequious(adj)

    promptly obedient, or submissive, to the will of another; compliant; yielding to the desires of another; devoted

  2. Obsequious(adj)

    servilely or meanly attentive; compliant to excess; cringing; fawning; as, obsequious flatterer, parasite

  3. Obsequious(adj)

    of or pertaining to obsequies; funereal


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