A Word A Day Keeps Ignorance at Bay!!! – Obsequious



    • adjective. Too eager to help or praise someone more important than them.. often to a degree that it is very evident that they are trying to serve or please someone
      • The word obsequious comes from Latin word “obsequiosus”, or from obsequium meaning ‘compliance’. It may have even come from “obsequi” meaining ‘follow, comply with’.


      • flattering, servile

  • His behaviour towards the president was embarrassingly obsequious.
  • Finally, he stopped and stood before the obsequious Basilivitch. (as used in Rabbi and Priest)

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