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disobedient

adjective dis·obe·di·ent \-ənt\

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

Full Definition of DISOBEDIENT

:  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.

First Known Use of DISOBEDIENT

15th century

Rhymes with DISOBEDIENT

DISOBEDIENT Defined for Kids

disobedient

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

Definition of DISOBEDIENT for Kids

:  not behaving as told or taught <a disobedient child>
dis·obe·di·ent·ly adverb

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