Trel (trellia_chan) wrote in 1word1day,

Wednesday word: obsequious

obsequious: [uh b-see-kwee-uh s]

adjective: Too eager to help or obey someone important. E
xhibiting a fawning attentiveness. Servilely compliant.  Being a butt-kiss.

Etymology:  First known use:
1375-1425. Late Middle English from Latin obsequiōsus. obsequ(ī) "to comply with."  sequī "to follow."
Tags: adjective, latin, middle english, o, wordsmith: trellia_chan

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