An obedient dog with his trainer.
An example of obedient is a dog that sits on command.
Origin of obedientOld French from Classical Latin obediens, present participle of obedire, obey
Origin of obedientMiddle English from Old French from Latin oboediēns oboedient- present participle of oboedīre to obey ; see obey .
(comparative more obedient, superlative most obedient)
From Latin oboediÄ“ns, present active participle of oboediÅ (“obey").