obeisance

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An obedient attitude
Demonstration of an obedient attitude, especially by a bow

Open here I flung the shutter, when, with many a flirt and flutter, / In there stepped a stately raven of the saintly days of yore; / Not the least obeisance made he; not a minute stopped or stayed he; / But, with mien of lord or lady, perched above my chamber door — / Perched upon a bust of Pallas just above my chamber door — / Perched, and sat, and nothing more.

{n} an act of reverance, bow, courtesy
Obedience
An obeisance is a physical gesture, especially a bow, that you make in order to show your respect for someone or something. One by one they came forward, mumbled grudging words of welcome, made awkward obeisances. respect and obedience to someone or something, often shown by bending your head or the upper part of your body make/pay obeisance (to sb/sth) (obeir; OBEY)
the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person
A manifestation of obedience; an expression of difference or respect; homage; a bow; a courtesy
Obeisance to someone or something is great respect shown for them. While he was still young and strong all paid obeisance to him
Taking a bow, to show an obedient attitude
bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame
{i} gesture of respect and deep reverence; reverent behavior
abaisance
obeisances
plural of obeisance
obeisant
courteously deferential and respectful
obeisant
{s} deeply respectful, servilely obedient
obeisant
Ready to obey; reverent; differential; also, servilely submissive
obeisance
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