Rebellious synonyms and antonyms

rĭ-bĕl'yəs

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Of, relating to, or marked by loyalty:
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Marked by defiance; boldly resisting.
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Inclined toward rebellion
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Relating to, constituting, or involving treason:
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Not submissive to authority:
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The definition of subversive is something that is trying to destroy or overthrow something like a government or an idea.
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The definition of unruly is someone or something that is out of control or hard to manage.
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Alienated is defined as someone who feels emotionally isolated or unloved.
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Incapable of being governed, restrained, or controlled.
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Without law; not regulated by the authority of law
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Capable of, offering, or showing resistance. Often used in combination:
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Resentful and rebellious, especially against authority.
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Engaged in armed rebellion
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Not yielding to treatment, as a disease
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Having or giving no rest or relaxation; disturbed or disturbing
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Refusing to move. Used of a horse or other animal.
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Dissolute; wanton:
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Showing or having the impulse to be combative.
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Of or relating to anarchism or anarchy.
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Characterized by attack on established and accepted beliefs, customs, or institutions; of or pertaining to iconoclasm.
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More interested in individual people than in society as a whole
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(Slang, 1990s) Excellent; awesome.
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Ready and willing to be taught; teachable.
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Not involving violence or employing force:
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(Law) Willfully disobedient to the summons or orders of a court.
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Accepting of one's legal or moral obligations and willing to do them well, and without complaint.
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Willing to comply with the commands, orders, or instructions of those in authority.
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Inclined or willing to submit.
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Obeying the laws of society; not a lawbreaker; without a criminal record.
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Willing to comply; yielding; bending; pliant; submissive; willing to do what someone wants.
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That can be managed; controllable, tractable, contrivable, etc.
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Capable of being governed or subjected to authority; amenable to law or rule; controllable; manageable; obedient.
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discontented as toward authority
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Inclined or ready to quarrel
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The definition of fractious is someone who is bad tempered, or someone or something that is difficult to control.
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Designating or of a faction in revolt against the leadership of a political party
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Of, pertaining to, or constituting mutiny.
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Of, relating to, or having the nature of sedition:
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Bringing about or supporting a political or social revolution:
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Pertaining to, or characterized by, insurrection.
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(Sports) . That which has a tendance to attack, to be aggressive.
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Of rebels
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In a manner that disagrees; dissenting; discordant; different.
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Produced or characterized by faction
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In an ill humor; bad-tempered; peevish
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Combative in nature.
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Apt to oppose authority
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Difficult to treat or deal with; resistant to treatment or effort:
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Manifesting or feeling contempt; scornful.
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Filled with or showing scorn or contempt
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Impossible to control or govern:
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Difficult to alleviate, remedy, or cure:
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Incapable of being changed; unalterable:
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Engaged in armed rebellion
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Resting satisfied or submissive; disposed tacitly to submit; assentive; as, an acquiescent policy.
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(Computer science) Of a decision problem, algorithmically solvable fast enough to be practically relevant, typically in polynomial time.
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Submissive; obedient
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Having a bad disposition; peevish.
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Difficult to manage, control, or treat:
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Difficult to deal with or to operate.
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Formed or made thin by hammering:
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Participating in open revolt against a government or ruling authority
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Dissatisfied with existing conditions.
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