disobedience

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noun dis·obe·di·ence \ˌdis-ə-ˈbē-dē-ən(t)s, -ō-ˈbē-\

Definition of disobedience

  1. :  refusal or neglect to obey


DISOBEDIENCE Defined for English Language Learners

disobedience

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noun dis·obe·di·ence \ˌdis-ə-ˈbē-dē-ən(t)s, -ō-ˈbē-\

Definition of disobedience for English Language Learners

  • : refusal or failure to obey rules, laws, etc. : a lack of obedience


DISOBEDIENCE Defined for Kids

disobedience

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noun dis·obe·di·ence \ˌdis-ə-ˈbē-dē-əns\

Definition of disobedience for Students

  1. :  an act of failing or refusing to behave as told or taught <The dog was punished for disobedience.>



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