Meaning of obsequience in English:

obsequience

Pronunciation /əbˈsiːkwɪəns/

noun

  • Compliance, obsequiousness, deference.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Samuel Maunder (1785–1849), compiler of reference works. Probably from classical Latin obsequentia obsequence, remodelled after obsequious. Compare French obséquience.