- obedience training,
- obedience trial,
- obedient plant,
- obeid, el
Origin of obedient
Examples from the Web for obediently
So I obediently put on my mask and adjusted the small metal strip across the bridge of my nose.
Allen obediently stretched his long length on the turf at her side, letting his legs hang over.The Outdoor Girls on Pine Island|Laura Lee Hope
He obediently drew up a little stool, and crouched hunched up upon it, her cold hand between his cold hands.Moth and Rust|Mary Cholmondeley
Doris obediently turned her back, and slowly and deliberately "counted ten."The Slipper Point Mystery|Augusta Huiell Seaman
Suddenly it occurred to Mary that it would be first-rate fun to pick ‘all those red leaves,’ and I obediently went and helped her.The Life of Mrs. Humphry Ward|Janet Penrose Trevelyan
The Pup floundered off obediently to get the chip, and Baiseley, muttering inarticulate abuse, slouched away to his sled.Kings in Exile|Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts
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.