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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.

Full Definition of disobedient

  1. :  refusing or neglecting to obey

dis·obe·di·ent·ly adverb

Examples of disobedient

  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

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

dis·obe·di·ent·ly adverb



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