Antonyms for mutiny

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : myoot-n-ee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmyut n i

Definition of mutiny

Origin :
  • 1560s, with noun suffix -y (1) + obsolete verb mutine "revolt" (1540s), from Middle French mutiner "to revolt," from meutin "rebellious," from meute "a revolt, movement," from Vulgar Latin *movita "a military uprising," from fem. past participle of Latin movere "to move" (see move (v.)).
  • noun defiance, resistance
  • verb defy, revolt
Example sentences :
  • This was a clear case of mutiny, and the only one in which I was ever implicated.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • He shook his head in silent contradiction, frowning; but not frowning because of the girl's mutiny.
  • Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • Yet his being there put a different complexion on her act of mutiny.
  • Extract from : « The Incomplete Amorist » by E. Nesbit
  • In the meantime all the troops had assembled and the mutiny been swiftly stamped out.
  • Extract from : « Micah Clarke » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The result of this attempt to modify the scheme was the Indian mutiny.
  • Extract from : « The History of the First West India Regiment » by A. B. Ellis
  • Murmur is regarded as mutiny, and he who complains is shot as a conspirator.
  • Extract from : « Memoirs of the Court of St. Cloud, Complete » by Lewis Goldsmith
  • French law had, for once, overlooked the matter, rather than have a mutiny in the army.
  • Extract from : « Louisiana Lou » by William West Winter
  • It's about time we had a mutiny among the general practitioners.
  • Extract from : « The Stark Munro Letters » by J. Stark Munro
  • He should be able to quell a mutiny, check a mob or stamp out a rebellion.
  • Extract from : « Blood and Iron » by John Hubert Greusel
  • There'd have been a mutiny right then if I'd caught sight of you.
  • Extract from : « Cy Whittaker's Place » by Joseph C. Lincoln

Synonyms for mutiny

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