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[in-kuh m-plahy-uh nt]
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  1. not compliant; unyielding.
  2. not pliant.
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Origin of incompliant

First recorded in 1640–50; in-3 + compliant
Related formsin·com·pli·ance, in·com·pli·an·cy, nounin·com·pli·ant·ly, adverb
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Related Words for incompliance

contumacy, doggedness, grimness, implacability, inexorability, inexorableness, inflexibility, intransigence, intransigency, mulishness, obduracy, obstinacy, perseverance, pertinacity, pigheadedness, relentlessness, rigidity, rigidness, adamancy, indomitability

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Historical Examples of incompliance

  • Incompliance, in-kom-plī′ans, n. refusal to comply: an unaccommodating disposition.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)


British Dictionary definitions for incompliance


  1. not compliant; unyielding or inflexible
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Derived Formsincompliance or incompliancy, nounincompliantly, adverb
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