- Obsequiously Ob*se"qui*ous*ly, adv.
1. In an obsequious manner; compliantly; fawningly. --Dryden.
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obsequiously — obsequious ► ADJECTIVE ▪ obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree. DERIVATIVES obsequiously adverb obsequiousness noun. ORIGIN from Latin obsequium compliance , from obsequi follow, comply with … English terms dictionary
obsequiously — adverb in an obsequious manner she acts obsequiously toward her boss • Syn: ↑subserviently, ↑servilely • Derived from adjective: ↑servile (for: ↑servilely), ↑subservient … Useful english dictionary
obsequiously — adverb see obsequious … New Collegiate Dictionary
obsequiously — See obsequious. * * * … Universalium
obsequiously — adverb In an obsequious manner. Syn: fawningly, subserviently … Wiktionary
obsequiously — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. servilely, slavishly, subserviently, sycophantically, ingratiatingly, fawningly, abjectly, grovelingly, on one s knees … English dictionary for students
obsequiously — É™b sÉªËkwÉªÉ™slÉª adv. attentively; fawningly; servilely … English contemporary dictionary
obsequiously — ob·se·qui·ous·ly … English syllables
obsequiously — See: obsequious … English dictionary
obsequious — obsequiously, adv. obsequiousness, n. /euhb see kwee euhs/, adj. 1. characterized by or showing servile complaisance or deference; fawning: an obsequious bow. 2. servilely compliant or deferential: obsequious servants. 3. obedient; dutiful. [1375 … Universalium