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du·te·ous

 (do͞o′tē-əs, dyo͞o′-)
adj.
Obedient or dutiful.

[From duty.]

du′te·ous·ly adv.
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duteous

(ˈdjuːtɪəs)
adj
formal or archaic dutiful; obedient
ˈduteously adv
ˈduteousness n
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du•te•ous

(ˈdu ti əs, ˈdyu-)

adj.
dutiful; obedient.
[1585–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.duteous - willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect; "a dutiful child"; "a dutiful citizen"; "Patient Griselda was a chaste and duteous wife";
obedient - dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority; "an obedient soldier"; "obedient children"; "a little man obedient to his wife"; "the obedient colonies...are heavily taxed; the refractory remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke
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duteous

adjective
Marked by courteous submission or respect:
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