Part of speech:
A rising up against the government; rebellion; insurrection
The action or an instance of rebellion; an insurrection.
The act or an instance of violating or the condition of being violated:
The state or condition of failing or refusing to comply
Open rebellion against constituted authority, especially rebellion of sailors against superior officers.
Failure or refusal to observe, as a religious custom or holiday.
The definition of a transgression is an act that goes past set limits or breaks a law.
The act or an instance of infringing, as of a law or rule; a violation.
Willful neglect, as of duty or principle.
The stirring up of discontent, resistance, or rebellion against the government in power
Defiance toward an authority or established convention:
The deliberate destruction of property or obstruction of normal operations, as by civilians or enemy agents in a time of war.
Opposed; contradictory; inconsistent.
The definition of contumacious is a stubborn person who refuses to obey rules.
Marked by defiance; boldly resisting.
The definition of insubordinate is someone who is not submissive to authority or that is not following orders.
Difficult to mold or manipulate:
Like or characteristic of mutiny
Persisting in error or fault; stubbornly contrary
Of or like a recusant
Uneasily impatient or hard to control under restriction, opposition, criticism, or delay:
The definition of unruly is someone or something that is out of control or hard to manage.
Conforming to no fixed rule or pattern; unpredictable; irregular; capricious; erratic
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.
(Law) Specifically, in warfare, an illegitimate act of deception, such as using symbols like the Red Cross or white flag to gain proximity to an enemy for purposes of attack.
To face; stand or meet face to face
To be beyond the application or scope of; be contrary or resistant to:
To refuse or fail to obey
To openly disregard, as by rejecting, defying, or ignoring
To break (a law or agreement); fail to observe the terms of; violate
To confront boldly; defy or resist:
To disregard or act in a manner that does not conform to (a law or promise, for example).
The way a person behaves or acts; conduct; manners
The definition of a submission is something sent in or the act of surrendering.
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