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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: obsequious(0.01114 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to obsequious.
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
[syn: bootlicking, fawning, sycophantic, toadyish]
2: attentive in an ingratiating or servile manner; “obsequious
shop assistants” English → English (gcide)
Obsequious \Ob*se"qui*ous\, a. [L. obsequiosus, fr. obsequium
compliance, fr. obsequi, fr. obsequi: cf. F. obs['e]quieux,
See Obsequent, and cf. Obsequy.]
1. Promptly obedient, or submissive, to the will of another;
compliant; yielding to the desires of another; devoted.
His servants weeping,
Obsequious to his orders, bear him hither.
2. Servilely or meanly attentive; compliant to excess;
cringing; fawning; as, obsequious flatterer, parasite.
There lies ever in “obsequious” at the present the
sense of an observance which is overdone, of an
unmanly readiness to fall in with the will of
3. [See Obsequy.] Of or pertaining to obsequies; funereal.
[R.] “To do obsequious sorrow.” --Shak.
Syn: Compliant; obedient; servile. See Yielding.