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obedience

o·be·di·ence

obedience

 
pronunciation:
o bi di ns
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the condition or quality of being dutiful and obedient.
They were strict parents who expected obedience from their children at all times.
synonyms:
docility, dutifulness
similar words:
deference, duty, obeisance
definition 2: the act or practice of obeying.
I was surprised at her swift obedience to his command.
synonyms:
compliance
antonyms:
defiance, disobedience, rebellion
similar words:
conformity, deference, duty, observance, submission