- obedience training,
- obedience trial,
- obedient plant,
- obeid, el
Origin of obedient
Examples from the Web for obedient
He is, however, obedient about not turning on the stove burner without permission.
Prachi, meanwhile, is obedient to her father, but has a major problem with his mandate that she wed.Models vs. Militants: Nisha Pahuja’s Film Shows Two Worlds of Indian Women|Abigail Pesta|May 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Inside her home, she was an obedient Nigerian child, eating beef stews for breakfast and wearing the traditional garb.
Asian girls are subservient, obedient, and bred for male pleasure.
How goodly and how to be wished were such an obedient unanimity as this, what a fine conformity would it starch us all into!Areopagitica|John Milton
I have the honour to be Your obedient servant, Francis Marion.A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion|William Dobein James
That, after I had merely determined to meet her palpable needs and had signed myself her obedient servant!The Boss of Little Arcady|Harry Leon Wilson
I liked the way she smiled, and I liked her obedient, mannerly bearing.The Crock of Gold|James Stephens
For trial are some men afflicted with disease, as was the blessed Job, when he was righteous and obedient to God.
Word Origin for obedient
c.1200, from Old French obedient "obedient" (11c.), from Latin oboedientem (nominative oboediens), present participle of oboedire "to obey" (see obey). Related: Obediently.