uncomplying


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uncomplying

(ˌʌnkəmˈplaɪɪŋ)
adj
not complying or yielding; resisting; uncompliant
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The most that the public can know, is that the governor claims the right of nomination; that two out of the inconsiderable number of four men can too often be managed without much difficulty; that if some of the members of a particular council should happen to be of an uncomplying character, it is frequently not impossible to get rid of their opposition by regulating the times of meeting in such a manner as to render their attendance inconvenient; and that from whatever cause it may proceed, a great number of very improper appointments are from time to time made.
On these terms they lived; and their character, influenced accordingly, was watchful, suspicious, and timid yet obstinate, uncomplying, and skilful in evading the dangers to which they were exposed.
He said this decision came after the many unanswered warnings the ministry had sent to uncomplying institutions.