disobedience

[ dis-uh-bee-dee-uh ns ]
/ ˌdɪs əˈbi di əns /

noun

lack of obedience or refusal to comply; disregard or transgression.

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Origin of disobedience

1350–1400; Middle English < Old French desobedience, equivalent to des- dis-1 + obedience obedience
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British Dictionary definitions for disobedience

disobedience
/ (ˌdɪsəˈbiːdɪəns) /

noun

lack of obedience
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