OBEDIENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OBEDIENT
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obedient
 a.  subject in will or act to authority; willing to obey; submissive to restraint, control, or command
Classic Sentence: (118 in 8 pages)
1  With her younger daughters, she had success, for Suellen was so anxious to be attractive she lent an attentive and obedient ear to her mother's teachings, and Carreen was shy and easily led.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  Gerald raised it, obedient as a child, and gulped noisily.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  She looked, and was, frail but she was willing, obedient and obliging.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
4  Thereafter, nothing short of force would make her go to bed at the same time as the obedient Ella.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIX
5  He was docile and obedient, but when he was six years old he began to run away from home, always taking the same direction.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
6  He exhorted me to content myself, and be obedient.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
7  Before he was ready to begin--before he had announced to himself that he was about to fight--he threw the obedient well-balanced rifle into position and fired a first wild shot.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 5
8  The flag, obedient to these appeals, bended its glittering form and swept toward them.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 19
9  The lieutenant made an obedient gesture.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 21
10  She was half sorry her sagacity had miscarried, and half glad that Tom had stumbled into obedient conduct for once.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
11  The first day she was very obedient and industrious, and exerted herself to please Mother Holle, for she thought of the gold she should get in return.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In MOTHER HOLLE
12  The Young Amelia had a very active crew, very obedient to their captain, who lost as little time as possible.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 22. The Smugglers.
13  He would be very quiet and obedient: and he wished that he could do something kind for him to show him that he was not proud.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 1
14  Van Helsing stepped out, and, obedient to his gesture, we all advanced too; the four of us ranged in a line before the door of the tomb.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
15  She rose obedient, but when she have made a step she stopped, and stood as one stricken.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
Example Sentence:
1  What good method, can let the lonely become obedient.
2  All things are obedient to money.
3  I want to be strong with the cry, tears are not obedient.
4  It gave them a reason to remain obedient to the priestly leaders.
5  When Mother told Billy to kiss Great-Aunt Hattie, the boy obediently gave the old woman a dutiful peck on her cheek.
6  Happy are the families where the government of parents is the reign of affection, and obedience of the children the submission to love.
7  The need to define the boundaries of obedience is at the heart of Richardson's novel.
8  A timid child, Isabella had learned obedience at an early age.
9  He enjoined obedience on the soldiers.