Definition of obsequiousness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

obsequiousness

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//əbˈsiːkwiəsnəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əbˈsiːkwiəsnəs//
 
[uncountable](formal, disapproving)
 
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the quality of trying too hard to please somebody, especially somebody who is important; behaviour that shows this synonym servility