Associations to the word «Obedient»

Wiktionary

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

Dictionary definition

OBEDIENT, adjective. 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.

Wise words

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