HyperDic: obedient

English > 1 sense of the word obedient:
ADJECTIVEallobedientdutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority
obedient > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > obedient: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningdutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority.
  • "an obedient soldier"
  • "obedient children"
  • "a little man obedient to his wife"
  • "the obedient colonies...are heavily taxed
Attribute ofobedienceThe trait of being willing / willing to obey
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acquiescent, biddablewilling to carry out the orders or wishes of another without protest
conformableQuick to comply
dutiful, duteouswillingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect
See alsocompliantdisposed or willing to comply
docilewilling to be taught or led or supervised or directed
goodHaving desirable / desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
manageablecapable of being managed or controlled
submissiveInclined or willing / willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination
tractable, manipulableeasily managed (controlled or taught or molded)
Oppositedisobedientnot obeying or complying with commands of those in authority
Nounsobediencethe act of obeying
obediencebehavior intended to please your parents
obediencethe trait of being willing / willing to obey
Adverbsobedientlyin an obedient manner
Verbsobeybe obedient to

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