See also: obédience
- oboedience (obsolete, rare)
- The quality of being obedient.
Obedience is essential in any army.
- Thomas Jefferson
- Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
- 1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Land That Time Forgot Chapter VIII
- Cautioning Nobs to silence, and he had learned many lessons in the value of obedience since we had entered Caspak, I slunk forward, taking advantage of whatever cover I could find...
- The collective body of persons subject to any particular authority.
- A written instruction from the superior of an order to those under him.
- Any official position under an abbot's jurisdiction.
- disobedience, defiance, rebellion (ignoring)
- violation (ignoring, especially rules)
- control, dominance (ruling)
quality of being obedient
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Translations to be checked
- obedience in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- obedience in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911