What is another word for obsequiously?

Pronunciation: [ɒbsˈɛkwɪəsli] (IPA)

Obsequiously is an adverb that describes an excessive or insincere display of flattery or servility towards someone. It is considered a negative word that is often associated with insincere behavior. Synonyms for obsequiously include subserviently, fawningly, ingratiatingly, servilely, sycophantically, unctuously, and grovelingly. These words all convey a similar idea of excessive or insincere flattery or obedience, but may differ in their connotations or shades of meaning. For instance, fawningly suggests a more exaggerated and insincere flattery, whereas servilely implies complete subservience or deference to someone else's will.

What are the hypernyms for Obsequiously?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Obsequiously

Up the uncarpeted stairs marched the great lady, down an equally bare hall lined on either side by bedroom doors, some marked by unblacked shoes others by tin trays holding fragments of late or early breakfasts, the flaring cap obsequiously pointing the way until the two had reached a door at the end of the corridor.
"Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero"
F. Hopkinson Smith
It was introduced by Mistress Dorothy herself-to whom of course every one obsequiously listened.
"The White Gauntlet"
Mayne Reid
Nevertheless, the younger man was greatly shocked when through the door, obsequiously opened-and held open while a man might count fifty, so that eye and mind grew expectant-the great statesman, the People's Minister at length appeared.
"The Castle Inn"
Stanley John Weyman

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