Definition of obsequious adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    obsequious

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//əbˈsikwiəs//
     
    (formal)(disapproving)
     
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  1. 1trying too hard to please someone, especially someone who is important synonym servile
  2. 2 an obsequious manner
obsequiously
 
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adverb smiling obsequiously
obsequiousness
 
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noun [uncountable]
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