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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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Words that Rhyme with Obedience

  • expedience

How do you pronounce obedience?

Pronounce obedience as oʊˈbidiəns.

US - How to pronounce obedience in American English

UK - How to pronounce obedience in British English

How do you spell obedience? Is it obediance ?

A common misspelling of obedience is obediance

Example sentences of the word 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 containing the word 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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