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obechi | obedible | obedience | obedience plant | obedienciary | obedient | obedient plant | obediential | obediently | obeisance | obeisancy

obedient

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o=be=di=ent
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9 in 9 verses (in OT : 2 in 2 verses) (in NT : 7 in 7 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

obedienta. [OF. obedient, L. obediens, oboediens, -entis. p. pr. of obedire, oboedire, to obey. See Obey.].
     Subject in will or act to authority; willing to obey; submissive to restraint, control, or command.  [1913 Webster]
    "And floating straight, obedient to the stream."  [1913 Webster]
    "The chief his orders gives; the obedient band,
    With due observance, wait the chief's command.
    "  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Dutiful; respectful; compliant; submissive.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

obedient, adj.
1 obeying or ready to obey.
2 (often foll. by to) submissive to another's will; dutiful (obedient to the law).

Derivative
obediently adv.
Etymology
ME f. OF f. L obediens -entis (as OBEY)

THESAURUS

obedient

abject, accepting, accommodating, acquiescent, adaptable, adapting, adaptive, adjustable, adjusting, agreeable, amenable, assenting, biddable, complaisant, compliable, compliant, complying, conformable, conforming, conscientious, consenting, deferential, devoted, docile, duteous, dutiful, ethical, faithful, flexible, humble, law-abiding, loyal, malleable, meek, moral, nondissenting, nonresistant, nonresisting, nonresistive, obeisant, observant, other-directed, passive, plastic, pliant, reconciled, resigned, respectful, scrupulous, servile, sheeplike, submissive, subservient, supine, timid, tractable, unassertive, uncomplaining, unresistant, unresisting, willing, yielding

ROGET THESAURUS

obedient

Obedience

N obedience, observance, compliance, submission, subjection, nonresistance, passiveness, resignation, allegiance, loyalty, fealty, homage, deference, devotion, constancy, fidelity, submissness, submissiveness, ductility, obsequiousness, obedient, complying, compliant, loyal, faithful, devoted, at one's call, at one's command, at one's orders, at one's beck and call, under beck and call, under control, restrainable, resigned, passive, submissive, henpecked, pliant, unresisted, obediently, in compliance with, in obedience to, to hear is to obey, as you please, if you please, your wish is my command, as you wish, no sooner said than done.


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