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synonyms for obliging

  • accommodating
  • willing
  • agreeable
  • amiable
  • cheerful
  • civil
  • complaisant
  • considerate
  • cooperative
  • courteous
  • eager to please
  • easy
  • easygoing
  • good-humored
  • good-natured
  • hospitable
  • kind
  • lenient
  • mild
  • polite
See also synonyms for: obligingly / obligingness / unobliging

antonyms for obliging

MOST RELEVANT
  • disobliging
  • inconsiderate
  • mean
  • uncooperative
  • unfriendly
  • unhelpful
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How to use obliging in a sentence

Modi has used these levers to turn some of the biggest names in India’s news industry from barking watchdogs into obliging poodles.
IT ISN'T JUST MODI. INDIA’S COMPLIANT MEDIA MUST ALSO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE COVID-19 CRISISDEBASISH ROY CHOWDHURYMAY 3, 2021TIME
You were obliging enough to ask me to accept a presentation copy of your verses.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
Mr. Wauchop has proved himself a most obliging member of the staff.
REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
I felt quite sure that Mr Lockhart would find her, he is such an obliging and amiable man, as well as clever.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
Singularly courteous and obliging on all occasions, I, personally, have been much indebted to him for help and advice.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
This victimizing of some obliging guest is only too common, but no true lady will ever be guilty of such rudeness.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
It comprehends hearty good will towards everybody, thorough and constant good-humor, an easy deportment, and obliging manners.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
They find it in their interest to be generous, obliging, and friendly; but to represent them as timorous sycophants is absurd.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Near the low ceiling of the watch-house several hammocks are slung, obliging men to stoop a little as they move about.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
I adhered to the cheaper baili, and Mr. Brown was so obliging as to procure one for me, and to lend me a servant.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OBLIGING

  • considerate
  • cooperative
  • friendly
  • generous
  • handy
  • helpful
  • hospitable
  • kind
  • neighborly
  • obliging
  • on deck
  • on tap
  • polite
  • unselfish
  • user friendly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.