disobedient


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dis·o·be·di·ence

 (dĭs′ə-bē′dē-əns)
n.
Refusal or failure to obey.

dis′o·be′di·ent adj.
dis′o·be′di·ent·ly adv.

disobedient

(ˌdɪsəˈbiːdɪənt)
adj
not obedient; neglecting or refusing to obey
ˌdisoˈbediently adv

dis•o•be•di•ent

(ˌdɪs əˈbi di ənt)

adj.
neglecting or refusing to obey; refractory.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Old French]
dis`o•be′di•ent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disobedient - not obeying or complying with commands of those in authority; "disobedient children"
incorrigible - impervious to correction by punishment
defiant, noncompliant - boldly resisting authority or an opposing force; "brought up to be aggressive and defiant"; "a defiant attitude"
bad - having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice"
difficult, unmanageable - hard to control; "a difficult child", "an unmanageable situation"
obstinate, stubborn, unregenerate - tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
intractable - not tractable; difficult to manage or mold; "an intractable disposition"; "intractable pain"; "the most intractable issue of our era"; "intractable metal"
obedient - dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority; "an obedient soldier"; "obedient children"; "a little man obedient to his wife"; "the obedient colonies...are heavily taxed; the refractory remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke
2.disobedient - unwilling to submit to authoritydisobedient - unwilling to submit to authority; "unruly teenagers"
insubordinate - not submissive to authority; "a history of insubordinate behavior"; "insubordinate boys"

disobedient

disobedient

adjective
Refusing or failing to obey:
Translations
عاصٍغَيْر مُطيع، عاصٍ، مُتَمَرِّد
neposlušný
ulydig
tottelematon
neposlušan
óhlÿîinn
不従順な
순종치 않는
neubogljiv
olydig
ซึ่งไม่เชื่อฟัง
asiitaatsiz
không tuân lệnh

disobedient

[ˌdɪsəˈbiːdɪənt] ADJdesobediente

disobedient

[ˌdɪsəˈbiːdiənt] adjdésobéissant(e)
to be disobedient → désobéir
to be disobedient to sb → désobéir à qn

disobedient

adjungehorsam

disobedient

[ˌdɪsəˈbiːdɪənt] adjdisubbidiente

disobey

(disəˈbei) verb
to fail or refuse to do what is commanded. He disobeyed my orders not to go into the road; He disobeyed his mother.
ˌdisoˈbedience (-ˈbiːdjəns) noun
failing or refusing to obey. You must be punished for your disobedience!
ˌdisoˈbedient (-ˈbiːdjənt) adjective
failing or refusing to obey. a disobedient child.
ˌdisoˈbediently adverb

disobedient

عاصٍ neposlušný ulydig ungehorsam ανυπάκουος desobediente tottelematon désobéissant neposlušan disubbidiente 不従順な 순종치 않는 ongehoorzaam ulydig nieposłuszny desobediente непокорный olydig ซึ่งไม่เชื่อฟัง asi không tuân lệnh 不服从的

disobedient

a. desobediente.
References in classic literature ?
He shook his head, and said that the boy had been impudent and disobedient, ever since he bought him; that he was going to break him in, once for all.
THEY only knew how little he had had to tempt him to be disobedient, and how small was the consolation, beyond the consciousness of doing right, that could remain to him in the loss of friends and fortune.
Thou shouldst have followed the cranes, yes, if they flew through the sunset, thou disobedient dog
The trumpets instantly sounded, while the heralds proclaimed the Lady Rowena the Queen of Beauty and of Love for the ensuing day, menacing with suitable penalties those who should be disobedient to her authority.
SOCRATES: And what will the evil be, whither tending and what affecting, in the disobedient person?
It has rarely been attempted to be employed, but against the weaker members; and in most instances attempts to coerce the refractory and disobedient have been the signals of bloody wars, in which one half of the confederacy has displayed its banners against the other half.
They are ungrateful, discontented, disobedient, and rebellious.
But his disobedient hands gave no heed to the command.
Jonah was disobedient, and of a fault-finding, complaining disposition, and deserves to be lightly spoken of, almost.
When he was disobedient she cuffed him, it is true, but she was never cruel to him, and was more often caressing him than chastising him.
Don't you wish, Ojo, with all your heart, that you had not been disobedient and broken a Law of Oz?
Julie is so sensitive," she muttered, "but she is not disobedient.