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obedient (adj.)

c. 1200, "willing to serve (someone); willing to fulfill an obligation," from Old French obedient "obedient" (11c.), from Latin oboedientem (nominative oboediens) "obedient, compliant," present participle of oboedire "to obey" (see obey).

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Definitions of obedient from WordNet

obedient (adj.)
dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority; "the obedient colonies...are heavily taxed; the refractory remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke;
an obedient soldier
a little man obedient to his wife
obedient children
From wordnet.princeton.edu