obsequious definition

  • adjective:
    • packed with or displaying servile compliance; fawning.
    • Obedient, compliant with somebody else's requests or wishes.
    • Excessively desperate to please or to obey all instructions; fawning, subservient.
    • Of or regarding obsequies, funereal.
    • quickly acquiescent, or submissive, towards the might of some other; compliant; yielding to your desires of some other; committed.
    • Servilely or meanly conscious; compliant to excess; cringing; fawning.
    • Of or related to obsequies; funereal.
    • attentive in an ingratiating or servile way
    • attempting to win benefit from influential folks by flattery
  • others:
    • quickly acquiescent or submissive into the might of another; ever-ready to follow, serve, or assist; compliant; dutiful.
    • therefore Servilely complaisant; showing a mean ability to fall in with the will of some other; cringing; fawning; sycophantic.
    • Synonyms Servile, slavish, sycophantic. See obedience.
    • Funereal; pertaining to funeral rites.
    • Absorbed in grief, as a mourner at a funeral.

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