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obeisance

obeisance - Dictionary definition and meaning for word obeisance

Definition
(noun) bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
Synonyms : bow , bowing

Definition
(noun) the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person
Synonyms : obedience

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for obeisance

divide this word...into .....obei which sounds like obey and+sance which sounds like saints.....and when we obey saints we show them respect.
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by preetisoni2411

obeisance rhymes with obey(obedient) sons...so obedient sons alwaya RESPECT their elders
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by imajeeth

OBEISANCE sounds similar to OBESE+HENCE,so im obese and hence i have no way but to BOW in front of others
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by imajeeth

On the lines of preetisoni: remember OBEY-STANCE (position) - the position of Obeying is BOWING!
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by drquadros54

nuns show obedience to the priest
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by sansecretcp

OBEISANCE sounds like obedience i.e means respect.
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by shaktipada

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