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obedience

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2 a readiness or willingness to yield to the wishes of others
  • the cowardly obedience with which the dictator's henchmen followed his every command

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3 the following of a custom, rule, or law
  • expectations of strict obedience to the guidelines were soon dashed

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The first known use of obedience was in the 13th century

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“Obedience.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/obedience. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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