Associations to the word «Obedience»

Wiktionary

OBEDIENCE, noun. The quality of being obedient.

Dictionary definition

OBEDIENCE, noun. The act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person.
OBEDIENCE, noun. The trait of being willing to obey.
OBEDIENCE, noun. Behavior intended to please your parents; "their children were never very strong on obedience"; "he went to law school out of respect for his father's wishes".

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza