HyperDic: dutiful

English > 1 sense of the word dutiful:
ADJECTIVEalldutiful, duteouswillingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect
dutiful > pronunciation
Soundsduw'tiyfahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > dutiful: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningwillingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect.
Examples
  • "a dutiful child"
  • "a dutiful citizen"
Synonymduteous
Broaderobedientdutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority
Spanishconsiderado, obediente, respetuoso
Catalanconsiderat, obedient, respectuós
Nounsdutifulnesspiety by virtue of devotion to duty
Adverbsdutifullyout of a sense of duty

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