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Definition of Rebellious

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seditious, mutinous, resisting or challenging authority
Rebellious Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(a.)
Engaged in rebellion; disposed to rebel; of the nature of rebels or of rebellion; resisting government or lawful authority by force.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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rebellious
rebelliousness n
1. intentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude [syn: defiance]


2. an insubordinate act [syn: insubordination]



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Insubordinate.
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Gwrthryfelgar = a. rebellious
WordNet 2.0

Adjective
1. resisting control or authority; "temperamentally rebellious"; "a rebellious crew"
(similar) insubordinate
2. discontented as toward authority
(synonym) disaffected, ill-affected, malcontent
(similar) discontented, discontent
3. participating in organized resistance to a constituted government; "the rebelling confederacy"
(synonym) rebel(a), rebelling(a)
(similar) disloyal
Rebellious Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Rebellion, uprising, or insurrection is a refusal of obedience or order. It may, therefore, be seen as encompassing a range of behaviors aimed at destroying or taking over the position of an established authority such as a government, governor, president, political leader, financial institution, or person in charge. On the one hand the forms of behaviour can include non-violent methods such as the (overlapping but not quite identical) phenomena of civil disobedience, civil resistance and  nonviolent resistance. On the other hand it may encompass violent campaigns. Those who participate in rebellions, especially if they are armed rebellions, are known as "rebels".

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Rebellious Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
rebellious; bitter; set with trees
  
bitterness; rebellious; changing
  
rebellious, ruling
  
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (1869) , by Roswell D. Hitchcock. About