Definition of obeisance:
compliance (part of speech: noun)
- courtesy (part of speech: noun)
- "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.
- "Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter", Lawrence L. Lynch.
He walked into the room, not with a dictated obeisance, but with a hurrying step, a half pleased, yet a half frightened look, an instantaneous survey of every person present; not as demanding " what they thought of him," but expressing almost as plainly as in direct words, " what he thought of them."- "Nature and Art", Mrs. Inchbald.