Disobedience

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Disobedience->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ disobedience
disobedience
insubordination
contumacy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ infraction
infraction
infringement
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ violation
violation
noncompliance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ nonobservance
nonobservance
&c. 773
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ revolt
revolt
rebellion
mutiny
outbreak
rising
uprising
insurrection
emeute
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ riot
riot
tumult
&c.(disorder) 59
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ strike
strike
&c.(resistance) 719
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ barring out
barring out
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ defiance
defiance
&c. 715
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ mutinousness
mutinousness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ mutineering
mutineering
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ sedition
sedition
treason
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ high treason
high treason
petty treason
misprision of treason
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ premunire
premunire
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ lese majeste
lese majeste
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ violation of law
violation of law
&c. 964
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ defection
defection
secession
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ insurgent
insurgent
mutineer
rebel
revolter
rioter
traitor
carbonaro
sansculottes
red republican
bonnet rouge
communist
Fenian
frondeur
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ seceder
seceder
runagate
brawler
anarchist
demagogue
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ Spartacus
Spartacus
Masaniello
Wat Tyler
Jack Cade
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ ringleader
ringleader
PARAG:Disobedience->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ disobey
disobey
violate
infringe
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ shirk
shirk
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ set at defiance
set at defiance
&c.(defy) 715
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ set authority at naught
set authority at naught
run riot
fly in the face of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take the law into one's own hands
take the law into one's own hands
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ kick over the traces
kick over the traces
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ turn restive
turn restive
run restive
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ champ the bit
champ the bit
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ strike
strike
&c.(resist) 719
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ rise
rise
rise in arms
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ secede
secede
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ mutiny
mutiny
rebel
PARAG:Disobedience->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ disobedient
disobedient
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ uncomplying
uncomplying
uncompliant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unsubmissive
unsubmissive
unruly
ungovernable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ breachy
breachy
insubordinate
impatient of control
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ restiff|
restiff|
restive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ refractory
refractory
contumacious
recusant
&c.(refuse) 764
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ recalcitrant
recalcitrant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ resisting
resisting
&c. 719
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ lawless
lawless
mutinous
seditions
insurgent
riotous
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unobeyed
unobeyed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unbidden
unbidden

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Disobedience — Dis o*be di*ence, n. Neglect or refusal to obey; violation of a command or prohibition. [1913 Webster] He is undutiful to him other actions, and lives in open disobedience. Tillotson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disobedience — index anarchy, bad faith, breach, contempt (disobedience to the court), defiance, disloyalty, disregard (lack of respect) …   Law dictionary

  • disobedience — c.1400, from O.Fr. desobedience, from V.L. *disobedientia (replacing L. inobedientia) from L. dis (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + obedientia (see OBEDIENCE (Cf. obedience)). The English word replaced earlier desobeissance in this sense, and inobedience (c …   Etymology dictionary

  • disobedience — [n] misbehavior; noncompliance with rules defiance, dereliction, disregard, indiscipline, infraction, infringement, insubmission, insubordination, insurgence, intractableness, mutiny, neglect, nonobservance, perversity, rebellion, recalcitrance,… …   New thesaurus

  • disobedience — [dis΄ō bē′dē əns, dis΄ə bē′dē əns] n. [ME < OFr desobedience: see DIS & OBEDIENCE] refusal to obey; failure to follow rules, commands, etc.; insubordination …   English World dictionary

  • disobedience — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ civil ▪ He called for a campaign of civil disobedience. ▪ the threat of mass civil disobedience ▪ wilful/willful VERB + DISOBEDIENCE ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • disobedience — n. 1) willful disobedience 2) civil disobedience 3) disobedience to (disobedience to orders) * * * [ˌdɪsə biːdjəns] civil disobedience willful disobedience disobedience to (disobedience to orders) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • disobedience — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Refusal to obey Nouns 1. disobedience, insubordination, contumacy; infraction, infringement; naughtiness; violation, noncompliance; recusancy; nonobservance. Slang, behavishness, orneriness. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • disobedience — [[t]dɪ̱səbi͟ːdiəns[/t]] N UNCOUNT Disobedience is deliberately not doing what someone tells you to do, or what a rule or law says that you should do …   English dictionary

  • disobedience — See civil disobedience civil disorder …   Black's law dictionary

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