Synonyms of obedience


1. obedience, obeisance, submission, compliance

usage: the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person

2. obedience, tractability, tractableness, flexibility

usage: the trait of being willing to obey

3. obedience, respect, filial duty

usage: behavior intended to please your parents; "their children were never very strong on obedience"; "he went to law school out of respect for his father's wishes"

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Definition and meaning of obedience (Dictionary)