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disobedient

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adjective dis·obe·di·ent \-ənt\

Simple Definition of disobedient

  • : not doing what someone or something with authority tells you to do : refusing or failing to obey rules, laws, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of disobedient

  1. :  refusing or neglecting to obey

disobediently adverb

Examples of disobedient in a sentence

  1. The disobedient soldier was given cleanup duty.

  2. The dog was being disobedient.



15th Century

First Known Use of disobedient

15th century

Rhymes with disobedient


DISOBEDIENT Defined for Kids

disobedient

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adjective dis·obe·di·ent \ˌdis-ə-ˈbē-dē-ənt\

Definition of disobedient for Students

  1. :  not behaving as told or taught <a disobedient child>

disobediently adverb



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