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1. obedience

noun. ['oʊˈbiːdiːəns'] the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person.

Synonyms

  • compliance
  • truckling
  • submission

Antonyms

  • inflexibility
  • unmalleability
  • unadaptability
  • corrigible

Etymology

  • obedience (Anglo-Norman)
  • obedience (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Obedience

  • expedience

How do you pronounce obedience?

Pronounce obedience as oʊˈbidiəns.

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How do you spell obedience? Is it obediance ?

A common misspelling of obedience is obediance

Sentences with obedience


1. Noun, singular or mass
Make a take-home craft to give children a daily reminder of the obedience lesson.

2. Adjective
Enroll your dog in obedience school immediately.

Quotes about obedience


1. Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.
- Aeschylus

2. I don't see success as the goal. Obedience is the goal.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

3. I'm so thankful for the active obedience of Christ. No hope without it.
- John Gresham Machen

2. obedience

noun. ['oʊˈbiːdiːəns'] behavior intended to please your parents.

Synonyms

  • respect

Antonyms

  • wildness
  • intractable

Etymology

  • obedience (Anglo-Norman)
  • obedience (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. obedience

noun. ['oʊˈbiːdiːəns'] the trait of being willing to obey.

Synonyms

  • tractability
  • disobedient
  • obedient
  • tractableness
  • submissiveness

Antonyms

  • disobedience
  • intractability
  • obedient
  • good

Etymology

  • obedience (Anglo-Norman)
  • obedience (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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