Duteous Du"te*ous, a. [From {Duty}.] 1. Fulfilling duty; dutiful; having the sentiments due to a superior, or to one to whom respect or service is owed; obedient; as, a duteous son or daughter. [1913 Webster]

2. Subservient; obsequious. [1913 Webster]

Duteous to the vices of thy mistress. --Shak. -- {Du"te*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Du"te*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • duteously — adv. obediently, dutifully, submissively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • duteously — du·te·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • duteously — adverb see duteous * * * dūˈteously adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑duty …   Useful english dictionary

  • duteous — duteously, adv. duteousness, n. /dooh tee euhs, dyooh /, adj. dutiful; obedient. [1585 95; DUTY + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • duteous — adjective /ˈdjuː.ti.əs,ˈdʒuː.ti.əs,ˈdu.ti.əs/ Obsequious; submissively obedient. I know thee well. A ſeruiceable Villaine,As duteous to the vices of thy Miſtris,As badneſſe would deſire. See Also: duteously, duty …   Wiktionary

  • faithfully — I adverb absolutely, accurately, acquiescently, closely, compliantly, conscientiously, consistently, constantly, devotedly, diligently, duteously, dutifully, earnestly, exactly, expressly, fideliter, firmly, honestly, honorably, in every respect …   Law dictionary

  • faithfully — Synonyms and related words: absolutely, acquiescently, assiduously, bona fide, compliantly, consistently, constantly, dead, definitely, descriptively, devotedly, diligently, directly, doggedly, duteously, dutifully, even, exactly, expressively,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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