Friday, March 12, 2010

dutiful

dutiful [ DOO-tuh'-fuh'l ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. characterized by performing one's duty or doing what is expected
2. proceeding from a sense of obligation
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 She was a dutiful wife whose only concern seemed to be her children and husband.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 In place of dutiful suffering, responsibility and sacrifice, they were hungry for a measure of individual self-fulfilment.