Sunday, May 8, 2011

obsequious

obsequious [ uh’ b-SEE-kwee-uh’ s ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 marked by or displaying servility; fawning
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The obsequious comments on Sachin Tendulkar made by Indian journalists throughout his career reflect an unhealthy trend of jingoistic journalism.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Serena is never happier than when projecting her role as a perceived style icon, so the obsequious comments from American journalists about her dress sense were only too gratefully received.