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insubordinate

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adjective in·sub·or·di·nate \ˌin(t)-sə-ˈbȯr-də-nət, -ˈbȯrd-nət\

Simple Definition of insubordinate

  • : not obeying authority : refusing to follow orders

Full Definition of insubordinate

  1. :  disobedient to authority

insubordinate noun
in·sub·or·di·nate·ly adverb
in·sub·or·di·na·tion play \-ˌbȯr-də-ˈnā-shən\ noun

Examples of insubordinate

  1. His behavior was unprofessional and insubordinate.

  2. <the junior officer was court-martialed for being insubordinate>



Circa 1828

First Known Use of insubordinate

circa 1828


INSUBORDINATE Defined for Kids

insubordinate

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adjective in·sub·or·di·nate \ˌin-sə-ˈbȯr-də-nət\

Definition of insubordinate

  1. :  not obeying authority :  disobedient





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