• (GA) IPA: /oʊˈbidiənt/
  • (RP) IPA: /əʊˈbiːdɪənt/


  1. Willing to comply#Verb|comply with the commands, orders, or instructions of those in authority.
    Jessica was so intensely obedient of her parents that her brother sometimes thought she was a robot.
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obedient (plural obedients)

  1. One who obeys.
    • ‎John Michael Doris, Lack of Character: Personality and Moral Behavior (page 48)
      Damn the obedients and hail the defiants if you will; the experiment does not motivate confidence about how particular subjects would behave in markedly dissimilar situations.

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