rebelliousness

Definitions of rebelliousness
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n intentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude

Synonyms:
defiance
Types:
insubordination
defiance of authority
obstreperousness
noisy defiance
Type of:
intractability, intractableness
the trait of being hard to influence or control

n an insubordinate act

Synonyms:
insubordination
Types:
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contumacy
obstinate rebelliousness and insubordination; resistance to authority
disobedience, noncompliance
the failure to obey
contempt
a willful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of a court or legislative body
contumacy
willful refusal to appear before a court or comply with a court order; can result in a finding of contempt of court
Type of:
resistance
group action in opposition to those in power

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