obsequence

obsequence

[ob-si-kwuhns]
noun
willingness or eagerness to comply, please, serve, etc.; obsequiousness.
Also, obsequeence [ob-see-kwee-uhns] .


Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin obsequentia, equivalent to obsequent-, stem of obsequēns present participle of obsequī to comply with (see obsequious) + -ia -ia

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