1. the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person

Similar word(s): obeisance

Definition categories: act, compliance, submission

2. the trait of being willing to obey

Definition categories: attribute, flexibility, tractability, tractableness

3. behavior intended to please your parents

- their children were never very strong on obedience

Similar word(s): respect

Definition categories: act

Sentences with obedience as a noun:

- Obedience is essential in any army.