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Meaning of DISOBEDIENCE

Pronunciation:  `disu'beedeeuns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the failure to obey
  2. [n]  the trait of being unwilling to obey
 

DISOBEDIENCE is a 12 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: noncompliance
 
 Antonyms: abidance, compliance, conformation, conformity, obedience, obedience, obeisance
 
 See Also: badness, contempt, contumacy, insubordination, intractability, intractableness, mischievousness, naughtiness, rebelliousness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis`o*be"di*ence\, n.
Neglect or refusal to obey; violation of a command or
prohibition.

      He is undutiful to him other actions, and lives in open
      disobedience.                            --Tillotson.

 
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