有关顺从(obedience)的英语词汇

allegiance(反义词:sedition
英 [əˈliːdʒəns] 美 [əˈliːdʒəns]
(对政党、宗教、统治者的)忠诚,效忠,拥戴

  • Soldiers have to swear allegiance to the Crown/the King.
    士兵必须宣誓效忠国王。
  • In many American schools, the students pledge allegiance (to the flag) at the beginning of the school day.
    在很多美国学校里,学生每天上课前要(向国旗)进行宣誓。
  • As an Englishman who'd lived for a long time in France, he felt a certain conflict of allegiances when the two countries played soccer.
    作为一个在法国生活了很长时间的英国人,当两国足球队比赛时,对于要支持哪一方,他的内心会有一番思想斗争。

acquiesce
英 [ˌækwiˈes] 美 [ˌækwiˈes]
默然接受;默认;默许;顺从

  • Senior government figures must have acquiesced in the cover-up.
    政府高级官员必然已经默许掩盖真相。
  • Reluctantly, he acquiesced to/in the plans.
    虽然很不情愿,他还是默许了这个计划。

defer
英 [dɪˈfɜː(r)] 美 [dɪˈfɜːr]
推迟、延缓、展期;遵从、听从、顺从

  • My bank has agreed to defer the repayments on my loan.
    银行同意让我延缓偿还贷款。
  • Can we defer making a decision until next week?
    我们可以推迟到下周再决定吗?

  • I have to defer to my boss on important decisions.
    在重大决策上,我必须听从老板的意见。
  • I defer to (= accept) your judgment.
    我同意你的判断。
  • We will defer to whatever the committee decides.
    我们遵从委员会作出的任何决定。

discipline
英 [ˈdɪsəplɪn] 美 [ˈdɪsəplɪn]
训练、训导、管教

  • a guide to the best ways of disciplining your child
    管教子女最佳方法指南
  • a disciplined army/team
    纪律严明的军队 / 团队
  • a disciplined approach to work
    严格的工作态度

submit
英 [səbˈmɪt] 美 [səbˈmɪt]
顺从;屈服;投降;不得已接受

  • She refused to submit to threats.
    她面对威胁,拒不低头。
  • He submitted himself to a search by the guards.
    他只好让卫兵搜查。
  • We protested about the changes for a long time, but in the end we had to submit.
    我们对这些变动抗议了很长时间,但最终不得不屈服。
  • She decided to resign from the party rather than submit herself to the new rules.
    她不愿遵守新的规定,决定退党。

docile
英 [ˈdəʊsaɪl] 美 [ˈdɑːsl]
驯服的、易驾驭的、易控制的

  • a docile child/horse
    听话的孩子;温驯的马
  • They wanted a low-cost, docile workforce.
    他们想要廉价的、听话的劳动力。
  • Circus monkeys are trained to be very docile and obedient.
    马戏团的猴子训练得服服贴贴的。

meek(反义词:arrogant)
英 [miːk] 美 [miːk]
温顺的、谦恭的、驯服的

  • They called her Miss Mouse because she was so meek and mild.
    他们称她为“鼠小姐”,因为她总是那么懦弱谦和。
  • He was a meek, mild-mannered fellow.
    他是一个温顺随和的人。
  • She played the role of a meek, innocent, shy girl. I don't know who she was trying to kid.
    她装作一个温顺、天真、害羞的女孩。真不知道她想骗谁。

pliable(反义词:obstinate)
英 [ˈplaɪəbl] 美 [ˈplaɪəbl]
易弯曲的、柔韧的;易受影响的、可塑的、容易摆布的

  • Some kinds of plastic become pliable if they're heated.
    有些塑料遇热会变软。
  • As your baby grows bigger, his bones become less pliable.
    随着宝宝的成长,其骨骼的柔韧性会降低。

  • He wanted a sweet, pliable, obedient wife.
    他想找一个温柔、听话、顺从的妻子。
  • If we go on expecting our daughters to be decorative and pliable and empty-headed, they'll be inadequately prepared for the future.
    如果我们继续期望自己的女儿只重外表、毫无主见、头脑空空的话,她们就会对未来准备不足。

tractable(反义词:intractable,unruly)
英 [ˈtræktəbl] 美 [ˈtræktəbl]
易处理的;易驾驭的

  • The problem turned out to be less tractable than I had expected.
    这个问题最后处理起来远比我预期的棘手。
  • He could easily manage his tractable and worshipping younger brother.
    他能轻而易举地管住听话并且崇拜自己的弟弟。

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