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defiant

de·fi·ant

defiant

 
 
pronunciation:
dih faI nt
part of speech: adjective
definition: characterized by a bold disregard or contempt for authority or opposition; refusing to obey.
synonyms:
insubordinate
antonyms:
cooperative, submissive
similar words:
contemptuous, contumacious, disobedient, intractable, mutinous, rebel, rebellious, recalcitrant, resistant, revolting, ungovernable
derivation: defiantly (adv.)