1. obedient

adjective. ['oʊˈbiːdiːənt'] dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority; the refractory remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke.


  • submissive
  • obedience
  • acquiescent
  • duteous
  • Y2K compliant
  • manipulable
  • good
  • dutiful
  • docile
  • compliant
  • biddable
  • conformable
  • manageable


  • bad
  • disobedience
  • domineering
  • intractable
  • defiant
  • stubborn
  • unmanageable


  • oboediens (Latin)

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Rhymes with Obedient

  • ingredient
  • expedient

How to spell obedient? Is it obediente? Or obedit? Common misspellings are:

  • obediente
  • obedit

Sentences with obedient

1. Adjective
Train your dog to be obedient and submissive to you.

2. Noun, singular or mass
As a family dog, these traits translate well and can make for an obedient and adaptable pet.

Quotes about obedient

1. The only way I could get comfortable around people was to make them laugh. I was an obedient girl, and humor was my one form of rebellion. I used comedy to deflect. Like, 'Hey, check out my zit!' - you know, making fun of yourself before someone else has a chance to.
- Tina Fey

2. All parents hope and pray that their children will make wise decisions. Children who are obedient and responsible bring to their parents unending pride and satisfaction.
- James E. Faust

3. I do know this... I seem to reach a lot of previously unchurched people. So many people have told me they never went to church until they heard our message of hope that God is a good God who desires to bless those who are faithful and obedient to Him through Jesus Christ.
- Joel Osteen