HyperDic: insubordinate

English > 2 senses of the word insubordinate:
ADJECTIVEallinsubordinatenot submissive to authority
allinsubordinate, resistant, resistivedisposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority
insubordinate > pronunciation
Soundsihnsahbao'rdahnaht; ihnsahbao'rdahney.t
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
abate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > insubordinate: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot submissive to authority.
Examples
  • "a history of insubordinate behavior"
  • "insubordinate boys"
Narrowercontumaciouswilfully obstinate
disobedient, unrulyUnwilling to submit / submit to authority
mutinousdisposed to or in a state of mutiny
rebelliousresisting / resisting control or authority
See alsodefiant, noncompliantboldly resisting authority or an opposing force
Oppositesubordinatesubject or submissive to authority or the control of another
Spanishinsubordinado
English > insubordinate: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdisposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority.
Synonymsresistant, resistive
Broaderdefiant, noncompliantboldly resisting authority or an opposing force
Spanishinsubordinado, provocador, resistente, resistivo

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