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obsequious
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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excessively eager to flatter or serve
  • At Naoetsu, most of the guards stayed in camp, their haughtiness replaced by gushing obsequiousness.
    p. 311.1
obsequiousness = excessive eagerness to flatter or serve

(Editor's note:  The suffix "-ness" converts an adjective to a noun that means the quality of. This is the same pattern you see in words like darkness, kindness, and coolness.)
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