Definition of Obedient

1. Adjective. Dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority. "The obedient colonies...are heavily taxed; the refractory remain unburdened"


Definition of Obedient

1. a. Subject in will or act to authority; willing to obey; submissive to restraint, control, or command.

Definition of Obedient

1. Adjective. Willing to comply with the (commands), orders, or (instructions) of those in authority. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Obedient

1. obeying or willing to obey [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Obedient

obeahism
obeahisms
obeahs
obeast
obeasts
obeche
obeches
obechi
obedible
obedience
obedience plant
obediences
obedienciaries
obedienciary
obediency
obedient (current term)
obedient plant
obediential
obedientiary
obediently
obedt
obeisance
obeisances
obeisancies
obeisancy
obeisant
obeisantly
obeisaunce
obeisaunces
obeisaunt

Literary usage of Obedient

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index, and by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1853)
"... and all the good he shall receive in this life: both which are wholly owing to this gentleman's favour to, sir, 'Your most obedient humble servant, 'S. ..."

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