obsequiousness

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Etymology[edit]

obsequious +‎ -ness

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obsequiousness (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being obsequious; servile compliance.
    • 2018 May 9, George F. Will, “Trump is no longer the worst person in government”, in The Washington Post[1]:
      The oleaginous Mike Pence, with his talent for toadyism and appetite for obsequiousness, could, Trump knew, become America’s most repulsive public figure.

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