Other Words for Obedience

Obedience Noun Synonyms
compliance, dutifulness, observance, respect, respectfulness, tractability, conformity or conformance, yielding, conformability, adaptability, agreement, agreeability, agreeableness, acquiescence, submissiveness, submission, subservience, docility
The abbot demanded unquestioning obedience with regard to every rule of the monastic order.

Synaeresis, Synaloepha

Life Style / Poetry / Synaeresis, Synaloepha: The contraction of two syllables into one, for metrical purposes, by changing two adjacent syllables into a diphthong. Paul fussell gives as an example the first line of john milton's paradise lost, ' MORE


Business / Real Estate / Fiduciary: A relationship that implies a position of trust or confidence wherein one person is usually entrusted to hold or manage property or money for another. The term fiduciary describes the faithful relatio MORE


Science / Psychiatry / Latah: A culture specific syndrome of Southeast Asia involving startle-induced disorganization, hypersuggestibility, automatic obedience, and echopraxia. MORE


Business / Human Resources (HR) / Insubordination: The willful or repeated disobedience to an order or directive from a higher level manager or superior to a subordinate. MORE