QUASIDUTIFUL

dutiful

[doo-tuh-fuhl, dyoo-]
adjective
1.
performing the duties expected or required of one; characterized by doing one's duty: a dutiful citizen; a dutiful child.
2.
required by duty; proceeding from or expressive of a sense of duty: dutiful attention.

Origin:
1545–55; duty + -ful

dutifully, adverb
quasi-dutiful, adjective
quasi-dutifully, adverb
undutiful, adjective
undutifully, adverb


1. respectful, docile, submissive, duteous.
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dutiful (ˈdjuːtɪfʊl)
 
adj
1.  exhibiting or having a sense of duty
2.  characterized by or resulting from a sense of duty: a dutiful answer
 
'dutifully
 
adv
 
'dutifulness
 
n

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dutiful
1550s, from duty + -ful. Related: Dutifully.
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