Part of speech:
Marked by defiance; boldly resisting.
Inclined toward rebellion
Relating to, constituting, or involving treason:
Not submissive to authority:
The definition of subversive is something that is trying to destroy or overthrow something like a government or an idea.
Resentful and rebellious, especially against authority.
Alienated is defined as someone who feels emotionally isolated or unloved.
Incapable of being governed, restrained, or controlled.
The definition of unruly is someone or something that is out of control or hard to manage.
Of, relating to, or marked by loyalty:
Capable of, offering, or showing resistance. Often used in combination:
Engaged in armed rebellion
Not yielding to treatment, as a disease
Having or giving no rest or relaxation; disturbed or disturbing
Refusing to move. Used of a horse or other animal.
Ready and willing to be taught; teachable.
Designating or of a revolt or rebellion not well enough organized to be recognized in international law as belligerency
(Sports) . That which has a tendance to attack, to be aggressive.
Produced or characterized by faction
Inclined toward or engaging in sedition
Hard to manage; unruly; rebellious; refractory
Given to quarreling; contentious.
Bringing about or supporting a political or social revolution:
Combative in nature.
Apt to oppose authority
Difficult to treat or deal with; resistant to treatment or effort:
Manifesting or feeling contempt; scornful.
Audaciously rude or disrespectful; impertinent or impudent.
The definition of contumacious is a stubborn person who refuses to obey rules.
Filled with or showing scorn or contempt
Impossible to control or govern:
Difficult to alleviate, remedy, or cure:
Incapable of being changed; unalterable:
Resistant to chemical decomposition; decomposing extremely slowly.
Formed or made thin by hammering:
Engaged in armed rebellion
Not involving violence or employing force:
Expressing or filled with a sense of obligation.
Without law; not regulated by the authority of law
Having a bad disposition; peevish.
Difficult to manage, control, or treat:
Inclined or willing to submit.
That can be managed; controllable, tractable, contrivable, etc.
discontented as toward authority
In an ill humor; bad-tempered; peevish
Participating in open revolt against a government or ruling authority
Dissatisfied with existing conditions.
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