Definition of disobedience
: refusal or neglect to obey
Examples of disobedience in a sentence
The student's disobedience shocked the teacher.
The dog was punished for its disobedience.
First Known Use of disobedience
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
DISOBEDIENCE Defined for Kids
Definition of disobedience for Students
: an act of failing or refusing to behave as told or taught The dog was punished for disobedience.
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