Obsequent

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Obsequent Obedient; submissive; obsequious.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • obsequent Obedient; submissive; obsequious.
    • obsequent In physical geography, the opposite of consequent: said of streams which have grown by headward erosion so as to flow in a direction opposite to the dip of the underlying strata.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. obsequens, p. pr. of obsequi,; ob,see Ob-) + sequi,. See Sequence