Antonyms of adj wayward

1 sense of wayward

Sense 1
contrary, obstinate, perverse, wayward -- (resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior")

INDIRECT (VIA disobedient) -> obedient -- (dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority; "an obedient soldier"; "obedient children"; "a little man obedient to his wife"; "the obedient colonies...are heavily taxed; the refractory remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke)

Similarity of adj wayward

1 sense of wayward

Sense 1
contrary, obstinate, perverse, wayward -- (resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior")
       => disobedient (vs. obedient) -- (not obeying or complying with commands of those in authority; "disobedient children")

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