civil disobedience


Synonyms & Antonyms of civil disobedience

refusal to obey laws as a way of forcing the government to do or change something
  • In an act of civil disobedience, the family sent its tax money to an antiwar organization.
  • A student organization is encouraging civil disobedience as a way to get the university to change its policies.

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The first known use of civil disobedience was in 1866

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“Civil disobedience.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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