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 oboedi&emacron;ns, oboedient-, present participle of oboed&imacron;re, to obey; see obey.
(comparative more obedient, superlative most obedient)
From Latin oboediÄ“ns, present active participle of oboediÅ (“obey").