Origin of insubordinate
Examples from the Web for insubordinate
Not a spoiler, but next week Maggie says something to Will that even she acknowledges is “inappropriate” and “insubordinate.”HBO’s ‘The Newsroom’: Aaron Sorkin’s Woman Problem|Jace Lacob, Maureen Ryan|July 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At her first glance, Rome saw nothing in Martin Luther but a vulgar, insubordinate, quarrelsome monk.History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science|John William Draper
Usually the crews thus obtained were treacherous and insubordinate.The Naval History of the United States|Willis J. Abbot.
By the postmaster-generals' minute Palmer, the insubordinate Post Office servant, was dismissed.The History of the Post Office|Herbert Joyce
When his insubordinate and intriguing spirit compelled his recall he was transferred as envoy to the canton of the Valais.
In 1889, Woodhouse was cautioned by the postmaster for insubordinate conduct to the inspector.The British State Telegraphs|Hugo Richard Meyer