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.

Origin of mutinous

1570–80; obsolete mutine mutiny (< Middle French mutin; see mutineer) + -ous
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mutinous

/ (ˈmjuːtɪnəs) /

adjective

openly rebellious or disobedienta mutinous child
characteristic or indicative of mutiny
Derived Formsmutinously, adverbmutinousness, noun
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Word Origin and History for mutinously

mutinous


adj.

1570s, from mutine (see mutiny) + -ous. Related: Mutinously; mutinousness.

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