WORD OF THE DAY

WORD OF THE DAY
Obsequious
əb-sē-kwē-əs
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, 15th century
1

Obedient or submissive

2

Attentive and compliant to the point of excess

Examples of Obsequious in a sentence

“His obsequious attitude meant he was always eager to please his superiors.”

“The hotel’s butler was positively obsequious, constantly opening the door, carrying luggage, and calling a car for us.”

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