- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||showing or tending to show servile obedience or deference; fawning.
I would like your honest opinion, not just obsequious compliments.The obsequious relatives made frequent visits to their elderly and very wealthy aunt.
- fawning, servile, truckling
- similar words:
- abject, deferential, docile, kowtowing, mealy-mouthed, menial, slavish, submissive, subservient, toadying
||obsequiously (adv.), obsequiousness (n.)