incompliant

adjective

in·​com·​pli·​ant ˌin-kəm-ˈplī-ənt How to pronounce incompliant (audio)
: not compliant or pliable

Examples of incompliant in a Sentence

a perpetually incompliant employee who seemed to think that the rules did not apply to him
Recent Examples on the Web Financial regulators often use such orders to compel reforms at undercapitalized or incompliant banks. The Editorial Board, WSJ, 8 Dec. 2020

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'incompliant.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History

First Known Use

1647, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of incompliant was in 1647

Dictionary Entries Near incompliant

Cite this Entry

“Incompliant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incompliant. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!