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Adj.1.undeferential - not showing courteous respectundeferential - not showing courteous respect  
disrespectful - exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher"
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The fact of past abnegation and, it appears, sometimes simple past declinations to act, can together be part of the rationale for later skeptical and undeferential judicial scrutiny.
And attentiveness to the continuing inequalities in life experiences and earnings between men and women will also be critical in redesigning social security for an undeferential age.
Did you take care of this and that and that?'" The hospital staff thought she was "unnecessarily brusque, undeferential" and that she "needed to stay in rehabilitation longer until I started acting like a woman." One of her colleagues suggested she act the "Southern belle" so "I dropped my IQ by several points and started looking for little things to decorate myself with." She raised the pitch of her voice and chose pink hospital gowns.
(143) Although the Court upheld as many statutes as it struck down during this period, (144) the Court's "reasonableness" test for incursions on economic liberty was relatively undeferential to political actors.
1995) ("While such a proposal might assure better documentation of an agency's scientific decisions, we think that forcing an agency to make such a showing as a general rule is intrusive, undeferential, and not required.").
a new, undeferential, incisive, vivid, violent, and vindictive perspective to the Smectymnuan cause" (143).
Uncowed by Islamists, undeferential to government, unshriveled in its