Antonyms for disobedience

Grammar : Noun
Spell : dis-uh-bee-dee-uh ns
Phonetic Transcription : ˌdɪs əˈbi di əns

Definition of disobedience

Origin :
  • c.1400, from Old French desobedience, from Vulgar Latin *disobedientia (replacing Latin inobedientia) from Latin dis- (see dis-) + obedientia (see obedience). The English word replaced earlier desobeissance in this sense, and inobedience (c.1200).
  • noun misbehavior; noncompliance with rules
Example sentences :
  • The most malign of all these dangers today is disregard and disobedience of law.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • Evelyn had in some way managed to make her a party to her disobedience.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • My hardships, I felt, were by reason of my disobedience to God's will.
  • Extract from : « Biography of a Slave » by Charles Thompson
  • Not a symptom of disobedience during the rest of the voyage.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • Disobedience has never been a fault amongst us, and I am sure you will not be the one to inaugurate it.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Ay, and the police ought to interfere in case of disobedience.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani
  • By gross disobedience she has brought herself to where you see her.
  • Extract from : « The Woman Thou Gavest Me » by Hall Caine
  • See the pass to which your disobedience of my commands has brought you.
  • Extract from : « Bardelys the Magnificent » by Rafael Sabatini
  • She has plenty of friends to stand by her, it seems, in her disobedience to my wishes.
  • Extract from : « A Bride of the Plains » by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • He breathed no threatenings of revenge for disobedience, of forgiveness for the penitent.
  • Extract from : « The Soul of a People » by H. Fielding

Synonyms for disobedience

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