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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dutiful mean? 

DUTIFUL (adjective)
  The adjective DUTIFUL has 1 sense:

1. willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect

  Familiarity information: DUTIFUL used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DUTIFUL (adjective)

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Willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect


duteous; dutiful

Context examples:

a dutiful child / a dutiful citizen / Patient Griselda was a chaste and duteous wife


obedient (dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority)

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