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disobedient

[ dis-uh-bee-dee-uhnt ]
/ ˌdɪs əˈbi di ənt /
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adjective

neglecting or refusing to obey; not submitting; refractory.

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Origin of disobedient

1400–50; late Middle English <Old French desobedient, equivalent to des-dis-1 + obedientobedient

OTHER WORDS FROM disobedient

dis·o·be·di·ent·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for disobedient

disobedient
/ (ˌdɪsəˈbiːdɪənt) /

adjective

not obedient; neglecting or refusing to obey

Derived forms of disobedient

disobediently, adverb
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