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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not complying with commands of those in authority. Unwilling to submit to authority.

Usage examples (33)
  • When he was disobedient his mother was accustomed to make him stand in a corner of the room for a while.
  • disobedient children
  • I think a lot of us Daring Bakers were "disobedient" this month.
  • TUCHMAN: Well, "disobedient" and "behaved so badly" can be argued, whether that's true or not. for more
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