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{adj: disobedient} not obeying or complying with commands of those in authority
"disobedient children"
<-> obedient



{adj: docile, gentle} easily handled or managed
"a gentle old horse, docile and obedient"

{adj: dutiful, duteous} willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect
"a dutiful child"
"a dutiful citizen"
"Patient Griselda was a chaste and duteous wife";

{adj: obedient} 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
<-> disobedient

{adj: subservient} compliant and obedient to authority
"editors and journalists who express opinions in print that are opposed to the interests of the rich are dismissed and replaced by subservient ones"-G. B. Shaw

{adv: obediently, yieldingly} in an obedient manner
"obediently she slipped off her right shoe and stocking"
<-> disobediently

{n: false dragonhead, false dragon head, obedient plant, Physostegia virginiana} North American plant having a spike of two-lipped pink or white flowers

{n: subordination} the quality of obedient submissiveness
<-> insubordination

{v: break in, break} make submissive, obedient, or useful
"The horse was tough to break"
"I broke in the new intern"

{v: obey} be obedient to
<-> disobey


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