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mu·ti·nous

 (myo͞ot′n-əs)
adj.
1. Of, engaged in, disposed to, or constituting mutiny. See Synonyms at insubordinate.
2. Unruly; disaffected: a mutinous child.
3. Turbulent and uncontrollable: "mutinous passions, and conflicting fears" (Percy Bysshe Shelley).

[From obsolete mutine, mutiny; see mutiny.]

mu′ti·nous·ly adv.
mu′ti·nous·ness n.

mutinous

(ˈmjuːtɪnəs)
adj
1. openly rebellious or disobedient: a mutinous child.
2. characteristic or indicative of mutiny
ˈmutinously adv
ˈmutinousness n

mu•ti•nous

(ˈmyut n əs)

adj.
1. disposed to or engaged in revolt against authority.
2. characterized by mutiny; rebellious.
3. difficult to control: mutinous feelings.
[1570–80; obsolete mutine mutiny + -ous]
mu′ti•nous•ly, adv.
mu′ti•nous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mutinous - disposed to or in a state of mutiny; "the men became mutinous and insubordinate"
insubordinate - not submissive to authority; "a history of insubordinate behavior"; "insubordinate boys"
2.mutinous - consisting of or characterized by or inciting to mutiny; "mutinous acts"; "mutinous thoughts"; "a mutinous speech"
disloyal - deserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle; "disloyal aides revealed his indiscretions to the papers"

mutinous

mutinous

adjective
Participating in open revolt against a government or ruling authority:
Translations
مَيّال إلى التَّمَرُّد
vzpurný
uppreisnargjarn
búriaci sa

mutinous

[ˈmjuːtɪnəs] ADJ (lit) → amotinado (fig) → rebelde
we were feeling pretty mutinousestábamos hartos ya, estábamos dispuestos a rebelarnos

mutinous

[ˈmjuːtɪnəs] adj
[troops] → mutiné(e)
[attitude, feelings] → rebelle

mutinous

adj (Naut) → meuterisch, aufrührerisch; (fig)rebellisch

mutinous

[ˈmjuːtɪnəs] adj (sailor, troops) → ammutinato/a; (attitude) → ribelle

mutiny

(ˈmjuːtini) plural ˈmutinies noun
(a) refusal to obey one's senior officers in the navy or other armed services. There has been a mutiny on HMS Tigress; The sailors were found guilty of mutiny.
verb
(of sailors etc) to refuse to obey commands from those in authority. The sailors mutinied because they did not have enough food.
mutiˈneer noun
a person who mutinies.
ˈmutinous adjective
mutinous sailors.