Associations to the word «Obeisance»

Wiktionary

OBEISANCE, noun. Demonstration of an obedient attitude, especially by bowing deeply; a deep bow which demonstrates such an attitude.
OBEISANCE, noun. An obedient attitude.

Dictionary definition

OBEISANCE, noun. Bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting.
OBEISANCE, noun. The act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person.

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