HyperDic: disobedience

English > 2 senses of the word disobedience:
NOUNactdisobedience, noncompliancethe failure to obey
attributedisobediencethe trait of being unwilling to obey
disobedience > pronunciation
Soundsdih.sahbiy'diyahns; dih.sowbiy'diyahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > disobedience: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe failure to obey.
NarrowercontemptA willful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of a court or legislative body
contumacyWillful refusal to appear before a court or comply with a court order
Broaderinsubordination, rebelliousnessAn insubordinate act
Oppositeconformity, conformation, compliance, abidanceActing according to certain accepted standards
obedience, obeisanceThe act of obeying
Spanishdesobediencia, incumplimiento
Adjectivesdisobedientnot obeying or complying with commands of those in authority
Verbsdisobeyrefuse to go along with
English > disobedience: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being unwilling to obey.
Narrowernaughtiness, mischievousness, badnessAn attribute of mischievous children
Broaderintractability, intractablenessThe trait of being hard to influence or control
OppositeobedienceThe trait of being willing / willing to obey
Adjectivesdisobedientunwilling to submit / submit to authority

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