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OBSEQUIOUSNESS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does obsequiousness mean? 

OBSEQUIOUSNESS (noun)
  The noun OBSEQUIOUSNESS has 1 sense:

1. abject or cringing submissiveness

  Familiarity information: OBSEQUIOUSNESS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OBSEQUIOUSNESS (noun)


Sense 1obsequiousness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Abject or cringing submissiveness

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

obsequiousness; servility; subservience

Hypernyms ("obsequiousness" is a kind of...):

submissiveness (the trait of being willing to yield to the will of another person or a superior force etc.)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "obsequiousness"):

sycophancy (fawning obsequiousness)


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