willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect
"a dutiful child"; "a dutiful citizen"; "Patient Griselda was a chaste and duteous wife";
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.
Pertaining to one's duty; demonstrative of one's sense of duty.
The sergeant maintained a dutiful shine on his boots.
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
controlled by, proceeding from, a sense of duty; respectful; deferential; as, dutiful affection
The numerical value of dutiful in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of dutiful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
An organization which can't do appreciation of a right, dutiful person with duly increment & promotion does not deserve to run its business even for one year duration.
Say nothing of my religion. It is known to God and myself alone. Its evidence before the world is to be sought in my life if it has been honest and dutiful to society the religion which has regulated it cannot be a bad one.
Say nothing of my religion. It is known to God and myself alone. Its evidence before the world is to be sought in my life: if it has been honest and dutiful to society the religion which has regulated it cannot be a bad one.
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