insubordination

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in·sub·or·di·nate

 (ĭn′sə-bôr′dn-ĭt)
adj.
Not submissive to authority: has a history of insubordinate behavior.

in′sub·or′di·nate n.
in′sub·or′di·nate·ly adv.
in′sub·or′di·na′tion n.
Synonyms: insubordinate, rebellious, mutinous, factious, seditious
These adjectives mean engaged in or promoting the defiance of established authority. Insubordinate implies failure or refusal to submit to the authority of a superior: was fired for being insubordinate.
Rebellious implies open defiance of authority or resistance to control: rebellious students demonstrating on campus.
Mutinous pertains to revolt against constituted authority, especially that of a naval or military command: mutinous sailors defying the captain.
Factious implies unruly dissension within a group or organization: "The army has been embroiled in a standoff battle against a [hornets'] nest of factious groups" (Time).
Seditious applies mainly to the treasonous stirring up of resistance against a government: rebels distributing seditious pamphlets.
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in•sub•or•di•na•tion

(ˌɪn səˌbɔr dnˈeɪ ʃən)
n.
disobedience to authority.
[1785–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insubordination - defiance of authority
defiance, rebelliousness - intentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude
subordination - the quality of obedient submissiveness
2.insubordination - an insubordinate act
resistance - group action in opposition to those in power
contumacy - obstinate rebelliousness and insubordination; resistance to authority
disobedience, noncompliance - the failure to obey
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insubordination

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insubordination

noun
The condition or practice of not obeying:
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Translations
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insubordination

[ˈɪnsəˌbɔːdɪˈneɪʃən] Ninsubordinación f
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insubordination

[ˌɪnsəbɔːrdɪˈneɪʃən] ninsubordination f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

insubordination

nAufsässigkeit f; (Mil) → Gehorsamsverweigerung f, → Insubordination f (dated)
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insubordination

[ˈɪnsəˌbɔːdɪˈneɪʃn] ninsubordinazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

insubordinate

(insəˈboːdənət) adjective
(of a person or his behaviour) disobedient or rebellious. an insubordinate employee.
ˈinsuˌbordiˈnation (-boː-) noun
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