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mutinous

[ myoot-n-uhs ]
/ ˈmyut n əs /
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adjective
disposed to, engaged in, or involving revolt against authority.
characterized by mutiny; rebellious.
difficult to control: mutinous feelings.
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Origin of mutinous

First recorded in 1570–80; obsolete mutine “mutiny” (from Middle French mutin; see mutineer) + -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for mutinous

mutinous
/ (ˈmjuːtɪnəs) /

adjective
openly rebellious or disobedienta mutinous child
characteristic or indicative of mutiny

Derived forms of mutinous

mutinously, adverbmutinousness, noun
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