Definitions for obedientoʊˈbi di ənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obedient(adj)

    dutifully 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; the refractory remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke

Wiktionary

  1. obedient(Adjective)

    Willing to comply with the commands, orders, or instructions of those in authority.

    Jessica was so intensely obedient of her parents that her brother sometimes thought she was a robot.

  2. Origin: From oboediens, present active participle of oboedio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obedient(adj)

    subject in will or act to authority; willing to obey; submissive to restraint, control, or command

Editors Contribution

  1. obedient

    Complying with the Laws or Rule of Law of a state or country.

    Citizens are obedient to the Rule of Law which empowers everybody.


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