disobedience

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dis·obe·di·ence

noun \ˌdis-ə-ˈbē-dē-ən(t)s, -ō-ˈbē-\

: refusal or failure to obey rules, laws, etc. : a lack of obedience

Full Definition of DISOBEDIENCE

:  refusal or neglect to obey

Examples of DISOBEDIENCE

  1. The student's disobedience shocked the teacher.
  2. The dog was punished for its disobedience.

First Known Use of DISOBEDIENCE

15th century

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