incompliant

[ in-kuh m-plahy-uh nt ]
/ ˌɪn kəmˈplaɪ ənt /

adjective

not compliant; unyielding.
not pliant.

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Origin of incompliant

First recorded in 1640–50; in-3 + compliant

OTHER WORDS FROM incompliant

in·com·pli·ance, in·com·pli·an·cy, nounin·com·pli·ant·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for in-compliant

incompliant
/ (ˌɪnkəmˈplaɪənt) /

adjective

not compliant; unyielding or inflexible

Derived forms of incompliant

incompliance or incompliancy, nounincompliantly, adverb
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