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Definition of obsequies

"obsequies" is probably misspelled. Trying obsequious instead Definition of obsequious

1. obsequious [ a ] attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery

Used in print:

(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)

He was stern and overbearing with his flock , but obsequious and conciliatory with the whites , especially the rich who partly supported the church .

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

At the inn , which was situated close to a broad weir , Byron was greeted by the landlord with obsequious deference and addressed as `` milord '' .

Synonyms obsequious fawning sycophantic toadyish bootlicking Related Terms insincere

2. obsequious [ a ] attentive in an ingratiating or servile manner
Examples: "obsequious shop assistants"

Synonyms obsequious Related Terms servile

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