Synonyms for disobedient

Grammar : Adj
Spell : dis-uh-bee-dee-uhnt
Phonetic Transcription : ˌdɪs əˈbi di ənt

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Définition of disobedient

Origin :
  • early 15c., dysobedyent, from Old French desobedient, from Vulgar Latin *disobedientem (replacing Latin inobedientem) from Latin dis- (see dis-) + obedientem (see obedient). Related: Disobediently. Earlier in the same sense was disobeissant (late 14c.), from Old French desobeissant, and inobedient (early 14c.).
  • adj defiant, mischievous
Example sentences :
  • One whom we are commanded to love as ourselves, and who does all he knows how to make us disobedient.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce
  • Can I be ungrateful, disobedient to him who was a father to me?
  • Extract from : « Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • There is strife between the Blessed and the Damned; the obedient and the disobedient.
  • Extract from : « The First Violin » by Jessie Fothergill
  • He whom she thought so disobedient had obeyed but too well at last.
  • Extract from : « His Masterpiece » by Emile Zola
  • To disobedient ones I can assure you that we are not half so merciful.
  • Extract from : « The Shame of Motley » by Raphael Sabatini
  • James was a refractory and disobedient child from the very cradle.
  • Extract from : « An Old Sailor's Yarns » by Nathaniel Ames
  • Do drop it if you do not wish to drive me mad or make me disobedient.
  • Extract from : « Shoulder-Straps » by Henry Morford
  • He had no twin, a disobedient soldier, a liar and betrayer, as it was said he had.'
  • Extract from : « The Long Roll » by Mary Johnston
  • If I had been haughty and disobedient, it was because I had been treated badly.
  • Extract from : « Breaking Away » by Oliver Optic
  • He is my son, my disobedient son, and I am still his father.
  • Extract from : « The Buddha » by Paul Carus

Antonyms for disobedient

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