unquestioning obedience to authority
the surrender of a person's will to another person
How Do You Change Passive Voice Into Active Voice?In active voice, the subject performs the action of the verb. In passive voice, the subject receives the action of the verb. If you feel like you need a little more than that, keep reading.
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Examples from the Web for passive obedience
But among the refugees in England, the passive-obedience doctrine imbibed in the mother-country did not endure.The Anglo-French Entente in the Seventeenth Century|Charles Bastide