Etymology
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dutiful (adj.)

"performing the duties required by social or legal obligation; obediently respectful," 1550s, from duty + -ful. Related: Dutifully; dutifulness. Shakespeare uses duteous.

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Definitions of dutiful

dutiful (adj.)
willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect;
a dutiful child
a dutiful citizen
Synonyms: duteous
From wordnet.princeton.edu