Examples of disobedience in a Sentence
The student's disobedience shocked the teacher.
The dog was punished for its disobedience.
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This week, small acts of disobedience can remind you of what is possible.
This working group set the agenda, and Barber and Theoharis began travelling across the country, speaking and leading workshops on organizing and civil-disobedience training.
Fans have noticed a growing divide between Dolores and Teddy's outlook on life over the opening hours of season two, and that gulf is likely to widen even further in light of Teddy's disobedience.
Nachman was amazed how the dogs learned the concept of intelligent disobedience, willfully disobeying commands if those orders put their owners in harm’s way.
Lethal vegetation has long been a metaphor for female disobedience, in Western mythology and in society at large.
Even Drest’s disobedience feels like the prelude to her proving that fathers shouldn’t underestimate their daughters.
Despite the attacks, Manchester City do not place blame at Liverpool's door, instead insisting that Merseyside police failed to understand the serious threats of fan disobedience made in the weeks prior to the fixture.
The club expressed concern to the Merseyside Police, the local constabulary, about the risk of disobedience.
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doggedness, hardheadedness, mulishness, obduracy, obdurateness, obstinacy, obstinateness, peevishness, pertinaciousness, pertinacity, perversity, pigheadedness, self-will, stubbornness, tenaciousness, tenacity;
DISOBEDIENCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disobedience for English Language Learners
: refusal or failure to obey rules, laws, etc. : a lack of obedience
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