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blind obedience

This page is about the collocation blind obedience

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

unquestioning obedience, even when you're told to do something you know is wrong

For example

  • Normal people did terrible things by following orders with blind obedience.

  • It takes a lot of courage to refuse to do the wrong thing when blind obedience is expected.

Quick Quiz

If you follow orders with blind obedience, you follow them

a. even if you know they're wrong

b. even if they're difficult to follow

c. even if you can't read them

Contributor: Matt Errey