obstreperousness obstreperousness


  • (n) noisy defiance


  1. Reputedly, Foreign Minister Briand has made an agreement with the Vatican of which one clause is that it shall discourage the obstreperousness of Catholic Royalists in France.
  2. Whenever the crisis is resolved, the damage done by Britain's obstreperousness will remain.
  3. In spite of his obstreperousness, he can sometimes be charming.
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/ˈpæ sə ˌfaɪ /