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Obedience

O`be´di`ence
n.1.The act of obeying, or the state of being obedient; compliance with that which is required by authority; subjection to rightful restraint or control.
Government must compel the obedience of individuals.
- Ames.
2.Words or actions denoting submission to authority; dutifulness.
3.(Eccl.) A following; a body of adherents; as, the Roman Catholic obedience, or the whole body of persons who submit to the authority of the pope.
Canonical obedience
See under Canonical.
Passive obedience
See under Passive.
Noun1.Obedienceobedience - the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person
Synonyms: obeisance
Antonyms:
disobedience, noncompliance - the failure to obey
2.obedience - the trait of being willing to obey
Antonyms:
disobedience - the trait of being unwilling to obey
3.obedience - behavior intended to please your parents; "their children were never very strong on obedience"; "he went to law school out of respect for his father's wishes"
Synonyms: respect

OBEDIENCE. The performance of a command.
     2. Officers who obey the command of their superiors, having jurisdiction of the subject-matter, are not responsible for their acts. A sheriff may therefore justify a trespass under an execution, when the court has jurisdiction, although irregularly issued. 3 Chit. Pr. 75; Ham. N. P. 48.
     3. A child, an apprentice, a pupil, a mariner, and a soldier, owe respectively obedience to the lawful commands of the parent, the master, the teacher, the captain of the ship, and the military officer having command; and in case of disobedience, submission may be enforced by correction. (q.v.)

To dream that you are obedient, symbolizes that you are a good worker who will go far in your occupation. To dream that others are obedient towards you, signifies good fortune and success in your business.Quakerism, acceptance, accommodation, accord, accordance, acquiescence, adaptability, adaptation, adaption, adjustment, agreeability, agreeableness, agreement, amenability, assent, complaisance, compliance, conformance, conformation other-direction, conformity, congruity, consent, consistency, conventionality, correspondence, deference, dutifulness, flexibility, harmony, homage, humbleness, humility, keeping, kneeling, line, malleability, meekness, nonopposal, nonopposition, nonresistance, nonviolent resistance, obeisance, observance, orthodoxy, passive resistance, passiveness, passivity, pliancy, quietism, reconcilement, reconciliation, resignation, resignedness, respect, respectfulness, strictness, subjection, submissiveness, submittal, supineness, tractability, traditionalism, uncomplainingness, uniformity, yielding
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