Definitions for obedientoʊˈbi di ənt
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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
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.
Origin: From oboediens, present active participle of oboedio.
subject in will or act to authority; willing to obey; submissive to restraint, control, or command
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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- مذعن, مطيعArabic
- obedientCatalan, Valencian
- tottelevainen, kuuliainenFinnish
- makWestern Frisian
- engedelmes, szófogadóHungarian
- խելոք, հնազանդ, հլուArmenian
- 大人しい, 忠実, 従順Japanese
- rātns, paklausīgsLatvian
- supus, ascultător, docil, obedientRomanian
- покорный, послушныйRussian
- послушан, poslušanSerbo-Croatian
- слухня́ний, покі́рнийUkrainian
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