Pronunciation of Obedience
/əʊ_b_ˈiː_d_iə_n_s/, /ə͡ʊbˈiːdi͡əns/, /əʊbˈiːdiəns/
Antonyms for obedience:
obstinateness, neglect, Flouting, recusancy, wrong, noncooperation, refractoriness, offense, challenge, unruliness, contrariness, dissidence, fight, infringement, hardheadedness, contumacy, overlooking, insurrection, contravention, outbreak, balkiness, Insurgence, perversity, impudence, infraction, willfulness, disagreement, animosity, nonobservance, revolt, disregard, brush off, disloyalty, breach, waywardness, rebelliousness, disobedience, hostility, disaffection, treason, naughtiness, pigheadedness, misbehavior, mischievousness, self-will, insolence, delinquency, obstreperousness, antipathy, insurgency, dissent, mischief, violation, noncompliance, mulishness, rebellion, frowardness, sedition, bad behavior, rebelling, disrespect, sin, rudeness, transgression, intractability, trespass, dereliction, mutiny, enmity.
Usage examples for obedience:
- But I'm older than you and have a right to expect obedience if the terms are just. - "The High Calling", Charles M. Sheldon.
- Through the open doorway of the tent he saw Ballantyne standing by a big fire and men moving quickly in obedience to his voice. - "Witness For The Defence", A.E.W. Mason.
- In obedience to these orders, Maximus packed up a small quantity of provisions, and bidding good- bye to his two friends, set off to make the best of his way to the coast. - "Ungava", R.M. Ballantyne.
Quotes for obedience:
Obedience is an act of faith; disobedience is the result of unbelief.– Edwin Louis Cole
Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.– Jean Jacques Rousseau