HyperDic: disobedient

English > 2 senses of the word disobedient:
ADJECTIVEalldisobedientnot obeying or complying with commands of those in authority
alldisobedient, unrulyunwilling to submit / submit to authority
disobedient > pronunciation
Soundsdih.sahbiy'diyahnt; dih.sowbiy'diyahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > disobedient: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot obeying or complying with commands of those in authority.
Example"disobedient children"
Attribute ofobedienceThe trait of being willing / willing to obey
Narrowercontrary, obstinate, perverse, waywardresistant to guidance or discipline / discipline
fractious, refractory, recalcitrantstubbornly resistant to authority or control
froward, headstrong, self-willed, willful, wilfulHabitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
recusantrefusing to submit / submit to authority
See alsobadHaving undesirable or negative qualities
defiant, noncompliantboldly resisting authority or an opposing force
incorrigibleimpervious to correction by punishment
intractablenot tractable
stubborn, obstinate, unregeneratetenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
uncooperativeUnwilling to cooperate
unmanageable, difficultHard to control
Oppositeobedientdutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority
Spanishdesobediente
Catalandesobedient
Nounsdisobediencethe failure to obey
Adverbsdisobedientlyin a disobedient manner
Verbsdisobeyrefuse to go along with
English > disobedient: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningUnwilling to submit / submit to authority.
Synonymunruly
Broaderinsubordinatenot submissive to authority
Spanishdesobediente, indisciplinado
Nounsdisobediencethe trait of being unwilling to obey
Verbsdisobeyrefuse to go along with

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