Obsequious in a sentence

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Obsequious - Definition


»  Excessively submissive; overly obedient


Use Obsequious in a sentence


  • An excellent waiter is one who is obsequious and caters to a guest’s every need.

  • At work, the obsequious assistant complimented her manager so much that she quickly advanced up the corporate ladder.

  • When he receives obsequious service, Lawrence always leaves a huge tip.

  • Extremely obsequious, most puppies want nothing more than to please their masters.

  • Since it was constantly stroked by her obsequious entourage, the singer’s ego was gigantic.



  • The princess had obsequious servants who showered her with attention.

  • From his obsequious behavior, it was obvious Jackson was smitten with his wife.

  • It infuriates me that your obsequious personality makes you agree with every word I say!

  • Jane is the teacher’s favorite because she is so obsequious in class.

  • While the car salesman was overly obsequious, I did not feel comfortable buying a car from him.


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Obsequious Synonyms


submissive, compliant, respectful, servile, slavish


Obsequious Antonyms


assertive, domineering, authoritative, bossy, rebellious, arrogant


Related Forms


obsequiously (adverb), obsequiousness (noun)


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