HyperDic: obedience

English > 3 senses of the word obedience:
NOUNactobedience, obeisancethe act of obeying
attributeobediencethe trait of being willing / willing to obey
actobedience, respectbehavior intended to please your parents
obedience > pronunciation
Soundsowbiy'diyahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > obedience: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person.
Synonymobeisance
NarrowertrucklingThe act of obeying meanly (especially obeying in a humble manner or for unworthy reasons)
Broadersubmission, complianceThe act of submitting
Oppositedisobedience, noncomplianceThe failure to obey
Spanishobediencia
Catalanobediència
Adjectivesobedientdutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority
Verbsobeybe obedient to
English > obedience: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being willing / willing to obey.
Attributesdisobedientnot obeying or complying with commands of those in authority
obedientdutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority
NarrowersubmissivenessThe trait of being willing / willing to yield to the will of another person or a superior force etc.
Broadertractability, tractableness, flexibilityThe trait of being easily persuaded
OppositedisobedienceThe trait of being unwilling to obey
Spanishobediencia
Catalanobediència
Adjectivesobedientdutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority
Verbsobeybe obedient to
English > obedience: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningbehavior intended to please your parents.
Example"their children were never very strong on obedience"
Synonymrespect
Broaderfilial dutyduty of a child to its parents
Spanishobediencia, respeto
Catalanobediència
Adjectivesobedientdutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority

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