HyperDic: rebelliousness

English > 2 senses of the word rebelliousness:
NOUNattributerebelliousness, defianceintentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude
actrebelliousness, insubordinationan insubordinate act
rebelliousness > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > rebelliousness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningintentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude.
Narrowerinsubordinationdefiance of authority
obstreperousnessnoisy defiance
Broaderintractability, intractablenessThe trait of being hard to influence or control
Spanishdesafío, rebeldía
Adjectivesrebelliousdiscontented as toward authority
English > rebelliousness: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn insubordinate act.
Narrowercontumacyobstinate rebelliousness and insubordination
disobedience, noncomplianceThe failure to obey
Broaderresistancegroup action in opposition to those in power
Spanishinsubordinación, rebeldía
Catalaninsubordinació, rebel·lia
Adjectivesrebelliousparticipating in organized resistance to a constituted government
rebelliousresisting / resisting control or authority

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