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Definition 1: willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where duteous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a dutiful child
  • a dutiful citizen
  • Patient Griselda was a chaste and duteous wife

Synonyms for duteous in the sense of this definition

(duteous is similar to ...) 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"

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