[ UK /ə‍ʊbˈiːdi‍əntli/ ]
[ US /oʊˈbidiəntɫi, oʊˈbidjəntɫi/ ]
  1. in an obedient manner
    obediently she slipped off her right shoe and stocking
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How To Use obediently In A Sentence

  • He walked across the docking bay, stepping over bodies - every one of them human - and the cyborgs followed obediently.
  • Unless they were convinced by active experience that it was okay to say "no" and in essence behave disobediently to an adult, they just couldn't bring themselves to be so rude or risk the imagined punishment. Judith Acosta, LISW, CHT: Self-Defense Against Narcissists: Why 'No' Is So Hard to Say
  • Grace sighed and stood obediently as the clips were removed from her coif, leaving her long, golden hair to flow freely about her face.
  • So I obediently drew two leaves, belonging to a palm tree just beyond the verandah.
  • Most of the people obediently returned to the church, their suddenly loosened tongues clattering in voluble excitement. Chronicles of Avonlea
  • And this law, with only an occasional violation, had been obediently observed by the Greek fishermen who caught salmon for the canneries and the market. Charley's Coup
  • ‘Yes,’ Riggs replied in an offhand manner, sitting obediently, and crossing his legs in front of him.
  • We gaze obediently like cattle at the television screen perched above, broadcasting the latest installment of a Spanish soap opera.
  • Instead of obediently yielding to the will of these gods, he took his destiny into his own hands, even though he remained plagued by self-doubt.
  • Each of them shows up obediently at my room to be interviewed in turn, like hopeful job applicants - punctual and personable, indulging in nothing heavier than coffee.
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