Pronunciation of Obedient
/əʊ_b_ˈiː_d_iə_n_t/, /ə͡ʊbˈiːdi͡ənt/, /əʊbˈiːdiənt/
Antonyms for obedient:
opinionated, disobedient, inflexible, resistant, dissident, peevish, firm, disloyal, inconstant, unsubmissive, neglectful, unamenable, dominant, disrespectful, determined, wild, ill-bred, resolute, impolite, obstinate, noncompliant, contrary, impudent, mutinous, rude, rebellious, ill-mannered, insolent, Misbehaving, unfaithful, errant, undisciplined, inconsiderate, nonconformist, pigheaded.
Usage examples for obedient:
- The citizens also of Mitylene came out to salute and invite Pompey into the city, but he refused, advising them to be obedient to the conqueror, and fear not, for that Caesar was a man of great goodness and clemency. - "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
- My own son, above all others, shall be obedient to my commands! - "Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930", Various.
- The children, he says, are fond and obedient, the parents affectionate and kind towards their children. - "The Eventful History Of The Mutiny And Piratical Seizure Of H.M.S. Bounty: Its Cause And Consequences", Sir John Barrow.