Part of speech:
Opposing any kind of control; defiant
(Law) Offensive to good morals and public decency.
Intense or extreme, especially in emotion:
Not changing in response to argument or other influence; obstinate or intractable:
Impossible to control or govern:
Inclined to make trouble; unruly.
Not submissive to authority:
Determined to have one's own way; stubbornly and often recklessly willful.
Of, relating to, or done in preparation for the future:
The definition of impulsive is to act or speak forcefully or quickly without planning.
(Now Rare) Moving with great force or violence; having great impetus; rushing; furious
Showing or resulting from a lack of sound advice or careful consideration; unwise
Characterized by too great haste or recklessness
Acting or done with a lack of care or caution; careless or irresponsible.
The definition of heedless is a person who is careless.
Resistant to chemical decomposition; decomposing extremely slowly.
Resistant to heat; hard to melt or work
Mischievous, naughty, flirtatious, etc.
Not capable of being persuaded by entreaty; relentless:
The definition of restive is someone who feels nervous when criticized or controlled, or a person or animal that stubbornly refuses to move forward.
Incapable of being changed; unalterable:
Not temperate or moderate, especially in rhetoric or tone; unrestrained:
Of, involving, or occurring during intoxication:
Contrary to the law; unlawful:
Lacking moral restraint; unrestrained.
Having the nature of or characteristic of a rowdy; rough, quarrelsome, etc.
Characteristic of a bawd; indecent or humorously coarse; lewd
Marked by quarreling.
Hard to wield, manage, handle, or deal with, as because of large size or weight, or awkward form
Having or showing a fixed, firm purpose; determined; resolved; unwavering
Not easily bent; stiff or rigid.
Full of force; powerful, vigorous, effective, cogent, etc.
Not giving in readily; persistent; stubborn
Extremely or irrationally stubborn and intractable.
Contrary to reason or rationality; senseless; unreasonable; absurd
Not determined by reason; capricious; arbitrary; irrational.
Abandoned is defined as unconfined and unconcerned with social norms or restraints.
Given to or characterized by reckless waste; wildly extravagant:
The definition of truculent is rude speech or writing or a cruel person who likes to fight.
The definition of stubborn is being determined not to obey or yield.
Stubbornly adhering to an attitude, opinion, or course of action; obdurate.
Having very strong opinions.
Extremely or irrationally stubborn; headstrong.
Incapable of being governed, restrained, or controlled.
The definition of ornery is someone bad tempered or stubborn.
(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
Moving fast or recklessly
The definition of skittish is jumpy or easy to frighten.
Causing danger; ready to do harm or injury.
Reacting easily or readily to suggestion or appeal
Noisy and lively; loud and exuberant
Not obedient; refusing or failing to obey; insubordinate; refractory
Of or suggestive of a wild animal; savage:
Stubbornly contrary and disobedient; obstinate.
Resistant to authority or discipline; recalcitrant.
Rising in revolt against a government or other established authority.
Turbulent and uncontrollable:
Noisy, boisterous, or unruly, esp. in resisting or opposing
The definition of rambunctious is disorderly and load and wild.
(--- Heraldry) Depicted thus in profile, with one forepaw raised above the other
Without restraint; disorderly; boisterous
Violent, raging, turbulent, etc.
Very loud; noisy:
Reckless; extremely careless; acting with utter disregard for others; implies conduct that is beyond mere negligence. In criminal law, malicious or malevolent intent.
Based on little or no evidence
Doing as one pleases; self-willed
Inclined to give way to pressure, argument, or influence; docile.
A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
A group of organisms ranking above a family and below a class.
Not submitting to discipline or control
Not submitting to discipline or control
Vigorous or energetic, especially in a rough or noisy way:
(Chiefly Brit.) Rambunctious, boisterous, unruly, etc.
That cannot be repressed or restrained
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