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Meaning of MUTINOUS

Pronunciation:  'myootinus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  consisting of or characterized by or inciting to mutiny; "mutinous acts"; "mutinous thoughts"; "a mutinous speech"
  2. [adj]  disposed to or in a state of mutiny; "the men became mutinous and insubordinate"

MUTINOUS is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: disloyal, insubordinate



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mu"ti*nous\, a. [See {Mutiny}.]
Disposed to mutiny; in a state of mutiny; characterized by
mutiny; seditious; insubordinate.

      The city was becoming mutinous.          --Macaulay.
-- {Mu"ti*nous*ly}, adv. -- {Mu"ti*nous*ness}, n.

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