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insubordinate

in·sub·or·di·nate

insubordinate

 
 
pronunciation:
In s bor d niht
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: unwilling to respect or submit to authority; disobedient.
He refused to salute his new commanding officer and was charged with insubordinate conduct.
synonyms:
defiant, disobedient
antonyms:
obedient, submissive
similar words:
contumacious, cross-grained, froward, insurgent, lawless, mutinous, obstinate, rebellious, recalcitrant, refractory, surly, uncooperative, unruly, wayward
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person who exhibits insubordinate behavior.
similar words:
insurgent, insurrectionist, mutineer, nonconformist, protester, rebel
derivations: insubordinately (adv.), insubordination (n.)