Obedient Definition

Obeying or willing to obey; submissive.
Webster's New World
Dutifully complying with the commands, orders, or instructions of one in authority.
American Heritage

Origin of Obedient

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin oboediēns oboedient- present participle of oboedīre to obey obey

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin oboediÄ“ns, present active participle of oboediō (“obey").

    From Wiktionary

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