What does duteous mean?

Definitions for duteous
ˈdu ti əs, ˈdyu-du·teous

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word duteous.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dutiful, duteousadjective

    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. duteousadjective

    Obsequious; submissively obedient.

    Etymology: Irregular combination of .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Duteousadjective

    fulfilling duty; dutiful; having the sentiments due to a superior, or to one to whom respect or service is owed; obedient; as, a duteous son or daughter

    Etymology: [From Duty.]

  2. Duteousadjective

    subservient; obsequious

    Etymology: [From Duty.]

How to pronounce duteous?

How to say duteous in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of duteous in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of duteous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Images & Illustrations of duteous

  1. duteous

Translations for duteous

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • послушен, покоренBulgarian
  • oddaný, uctivý, poslušnýCzech
  • duteousDanish
  • պարտաճանաչ, հնազանդ, հլուArmenian
  • rispettosoItalian
  • duteousNorwegian
  • [[послушный]]/[[покорный]] [[долг, исполни́тельныйRussian
  • plikttrogen, underdånigSwedish

Get even more translations for duteous »


Find a translation for the duteous definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:

Discuss these duteous definitions with the community:



    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


    "duteous." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 26 Oct. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/duteous>.

    Are we missing a good definition for duteous? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a words master?

    an engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles
    • A. slur
    • B. impounding
    • C. arbalist
    • D. sousing

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for duteous: