disobedient disobedient  /ˌdɪs ə ˈbi di ənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) not obeying or complying with commands of those in authority
  2. (adj) unwilling to submit to authority

Usage(s):

  1. She was sent to a Bucharest orphanage, where she was so disobedient that she was expelled at age 14.
  2. It is Family Laws that mean a Malaysian woman who goes against the 'lawful' wishes of her husband can be judged 'disobedient', and lose her right to maintenance.
  3. Blinded by their devotion to the company, these moms ignore the scientific research on how day-care children are more disobedient and don't have social skills.

News

  • Poor Performing Chinese Soccer Team Faces ‘Patriotic Education’

    Following an embarrassing 5-1 loss to Thailand last month, the two-time China Super League champion soccer team laid down on July 11 new punishments for disobedient and under-performing players—including compulsory “patriotic education” for rule-breakers. Under the new sanctions, Guangzhou Evergrande … The post Poor Performing Chinese Soccer Team Faces ‘Patriotic Education’ appeared first on The ...
    on July 13, 2013     Source: The Epoch Times

Quotes

  1. In Ephesians 2:2 the Apostle Paul calls Satan "the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient."
    on Mar 31, 2008 By: the Apostle Paul Source: The Conservative Voice

  2. "I'm not going to be jumping for joy even if it is a victory (for De La Hoya), because that's still my son," Mayweather Sr. says. "But a disobedient son who has disrespected his father year after year will finally get his ass whipped. Maybe...
    on Nov 16, 2006 By: Floyd Mayweather Jr Source: USA Today

  3. "The ICC is a tool to terrorize countries that the West thinks are disobedient. The African position today, by consensus, is not to cooperate with this court," Bashir told the NewsHour. "And it has reached a conclusion that this court is...
    on Oct 21, 2009 By: Omar al-Bashir Source: NewsHour

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