1. [ adjective ] dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority

"an obedient soldier" "obedient children" "a little man obedient to his wife" "the obedient colonies...are heavily taxed the refractory remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke

Related terms: disobedient acquiescent y2k_compliant dutiful conformable good submissive docile tractable manageable compliant obedience
Similar spelling:   obediently