duteous

Part of speech: adverb

Duteously.

Part of speech: noun

Duteousness.

Part of speech: adjective

Rendering due respect and obedience; dutiful.

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Usage examples "duteous":

  1. What I did was in oblivion of self; was from a duteous regard to his genuine and lasting happiness. - "Jane Talbot", Charles Brockden Brown.
  2. Why should I go on to quote such lines as- That thousand- memoried unimpulsive sea, or, Curls the labyrinthine sea Duteous to the lunar will. - "Platform Monologues", T. G. Tucker.
  3. We can afford to smile at the doleful knight, ferried o'er on his back, in duteous and loyal submission to his task mistress. - "Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland", Charlotte M. Yonge.