Defiance synonyms

dĭ-fī'əns

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The quality of being insubordinate; disobedience to lawful authority.
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(Biology) Ability (of an organism, tissue, or cell) to withstand a destructive agent or condition such as a chemical compound, a disease agent, or an environmental stressor:
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(Archaic) Contempt; scorn
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The state of being recalcitrant.
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(Uncountable) Armed resistance to an established government or ruler.
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The sudden onset of a disease.
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The action or an instance of rebellion; an insurrection.
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Provocation is defined as something that gets someone to act, especially out of irritation.
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The definition of contempt is a feeling of scorn towards another person or an act showing disrespect for someone or something.
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The willful disobedience of a court’s direction, order, or summons or any other disrespectful or disruptive conduct that would justify a finding of contempt.
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The act of submitting something to another for decision, consideration, etc.
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The quality of being obedient.
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Due regard for something considered important or authoritative:
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Refusal to obey; failure to follow rules, commands, etc.; insubordination
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The definition of a challenge is an act of rebellion against someone or something.
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(Typography) The relative weight of a font; the thickness of its strokes.
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Lack of thoughtful attention or due regard.
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Acts of war; overt warfare.
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Insolent conduct or treatment; insult.
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Violent commotion; tumult; strife.
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A political party opposing, and serving as a check on, the party in power
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A kicking back again; opposition; repugnance; refractoriness.
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An act of protest or rejection.
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Regard is defined as consideration or attention for something or someone.
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The act of acquiescing; agreement or consent without protest
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The process of making something subordinate.
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The state of being rebellious.
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The condition of being incorrigible.
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The condition of being ungovernable
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Bold courage; daring
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Find another word for defiance. In this page you can discover 45 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for defiance, like: insubordination, resist, resistance, despite, recalcitrance, rebellion, attack, insurgence, provocation, contempt and contumacy.