• (noun): The trait of being willing to obey.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on obedience:

Command And Obedience In The Bundeswehr
... The principle of command and obedience in the Bundeswehr (German Befehl und Gehorsam), along with the concept of "citizens in uniform" (German Staatsbürger in Uniform), was ... revised definition of military orders and obedience, as well as superior-subordinate relations by the former "Amt Blank" (Blank Agency, predecessor of the Federal Ministry of Defense), was a 1950s ... to command by superiors and a shared responsibility for obedience by subordinates ...
Active Obedience Of Christ
... In Christian theology, the active obedience of Jesus Christ (sometimes called his preceptive obedience) comprises the totality of his actions, which Christians believe was in perfect ... In Reformed theology, Christ's active obedience is generally believed to be imputed to Christians as part of their justification ...
Submission (Islam)
... with related words literally meaning "slavery", and has connotations of obedience, submission, and humility ... The word linguistically means "obedience with submission" ... In terms of Islam, ibadah is the obedience, submission, and devotion to Allah (God) along with the ultimate love for Him ...
Active Obedience Of Christ - The Life of Christ
... "entire life work", and the references to Christ being a "servant" as indicating his obedience ... Christ's active obedience (doing what God's law required) is usually distinguished from his passive obedience (suffering for his people), but J ... was not subject to the law for himself, and that "no obedience was required of him for himself, since he was Lord of all." ...
Championship (dog) - Performance Championships - Obedience Trial Championships
... In the American Kennel Club, an Obedience Trial Championship (OTCH) is awarded to a dog and handler team receiving 100 points by placing first, second, third or fourth in the Open B or ... In addition, a National Obedience Championship title (NOC) is awarded to one dog each year ... Obedience Trial championships offered by the United Kennel Club (US) are prefixed with U U-OTCH ...

More definitions of "obedience":

  • (noun): Behavior intended to please your parents.
    Example: "Their children were never very strong on obedience"
    Synonyms: respect
  • (noun): The act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person.
    Synonyms: obeisance

Famous quotes containing the word obedience:

    The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism, and ought to have no place ‘mong Republicans and Christians.
    Angelina Grimké (1805–1879)

    Punishment may make us obey the orders we are given, but at best it will only teach an obedience to authority, not a self-control which enhances our self-respect.
    Bruno Bettelheim (20th century)

    Every new development for the last three centuries has brought men closer to a state of affairs in which absolutely nothing would be recognized in the whole world as possessing a claim to obedience except the authority of the State. The majority of people in Europe obey nothing else.
    Simone Weil (1909–1943)