Such brutality will likely inspire fear and obedience among the overwhelmingly moderate Sunnis of Iraq, but not enthusiasm.
Browne expected clicking of heels in obedience rather than measured discussion.
Instead, schools demand an unrealistic amount of obedience at admissions.
We knew that obedience was immediate, complete, and without question.
Milgram summarized his findings in a 1974 article titled "The Perils of obedience."
The orderly saluted with his whip and drove on in obedience to Saxham's nod.
obedience to God's will is the permanent element in human life.
In the meantime, the bowels must be severely pinched into obedience.
No one can love for a price, or in obedience to laws or threats.
As if in obedience to its suggestion, he turned abruptly from the fountain and re-entered the palace.
c.1200, "submission to a higher power or authority," from Old French obedience "obedience, submission" (12c.) and directly from Latin oboedientia "obedience," noun of quality from oboedientem (nominative oboediens); see obedient. In reference to dog training from 1930.