Origin of obedient
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Contemporary Examples of obediently
So I obediently put on my mask and adjusted the small metal strip across the bridge of my nose.My Illegal, Flammable, Fabulous Hair Treatment
July 10, 2009
Historical Examples of obediently
She brought it obediently and poured it into his cupped hands.
She took it obediently, but over the cup her eyes searched his.
Eli took it obediently, but he did not speak; he only looked at the sea.Meadow Grass
The old greasy is the jacket, and Mr. Don obediently gets into it.Echoes of the War
J. M. Barrie
Joshua got obediently to his feet and placed himself as directed.The Big Tomorrow
- obeying or willing to obey
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.