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

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy