Definition of Obsequiously

1. Adverb. In an obsequious manner. "She acts obsequiously toward her boss"

Exact synonyms: Servilely, Subserviently
Partainyms: Obsequious, Servile, Subservient



Definition of Obsequiously

1. adv. In an obsequious manner; compliantly; fawningly.

Definition of Obsequiously

1. Adverb. In an obsequious manner. ¹

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Definition of Obsequiously

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obsequiously

obscurity
obscæne
obsecrate
obsecrated
obsecrates
obsecrating
obsecration
obsecrations
obsecratory
obsequent
obsequie
obsequience
obsequiences
obsequies
obsequious
obsequiously (current term)
obsequiousness
obsequity
obsequy
observ'd
observabilities
observability
observable
observables
observably
observance
observances
observancy
observant
observantine

Literary usage of Obsequiously

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1. William George Ward and the Catholic Revival by Wilfrid Philip Ward (1893)
"Fancy if there were a body of Englishmen who followed obsequiously the Lord Mayor of London as a matter of conscience! And they think much worse of the Pope ..."

2. A Woman's Story of Pioneer Illinois by Christiana Holmes Tillson (1919)
"... but, miza me, .when het up de worst blood det eben is in Ingin tribes," he bowed obsequiously and said, "I am Caleb, and dis is Lucy, on de floor. ..."

3. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"To sidle about a person," to attend him obsequiously. SI DAYS f Side-ways, on one sl(*e- SIDUS, ) SIE, A drop. AS scon, to distil. "There's nut a sie left. ..."

4. The Rise of the Dutch Republic: A History by John Lothrop Motley (1879)
"... and time-serving President, with all his learning and experience, was successively the dupe of Margaret and of Alva, whom he so obsequiously courted, ..."

5. Autobiography, a Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing Lives Ever (1831)
"... for God and the demons had peculiarly distinguished me water, another brought a calabash to receive it, and a third very obsequiously washed my feet. ..."

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