HyperDic: rebellious

English > 3 senses of the word rebellious:
ADJECTIVEallrebelliousresisting / resisting control or authority
allrebellious, disaffected, ill-affected, malcontentdiscontented as toward authority
allrebelliousparticipating in organized resistance to a constituted government
rebellious > pronunciation
Soundsrahbeh'lyahs; rihbeh'lyahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > rebellious: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningresisting / resisting control or authority.
Examples
  • "temperamentally rebellious"
  • "a rebellious crew"
Broaderinsubordinatenot submissive to authority
Spanishdesobediente, rebelde
Catalandesobedient, rebel
Nounsrebellionrefusal to accept / accept / accept some authority or code or convention
rebelliousnessan insubordinate act
Adverbsrebelliouslyin a rebellious manner
English > rebellious: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdiscontented as toward authority.
Synonymsdisaffected, ill-affected, malcontent
Broaderdiscontented, discontentshowing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing
Spanishdesafecto, rebelde
Catalandesafecte, rebel
Nounsrebellionorganized opposition to authority
rebellionrefusal to accept / accept / accept some authority or code or convention
rebelliousnessintentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude
English > rebellious: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningParticipating in organized resistance to a constituted government.
Broaderdisloyaldeserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle
Spanishrebelde
Catalanrebel
Nounsrebellionorganized opposition to authority
rebelliousnessan insubordinate act

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