Examples of disobedience in a Sentence
The student's disobedience shocked the teacher.
The dog was punished for its disobedience.
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And then to move further to the left because of one election that occurred in one Congressional district now, to encourage uncivil disobedience.
Many on the left cheered the efforts, citing the Trump administration's policies toward immigrants as attacks on human rights that deserved the same sort of public displays of disobedience that defined the civil rights and gay rights movements.
Charge: Insubordination, willful disobedience, failure of good behavior outside of duty hours.
However, the committee did certify a charge of disobedience.
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.
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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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