Synonyms for defiant

Synonyms for (adj) defiant

Synonyms: defiant, noncompliant

Definition: boldly resisting authority or an opposing force

Usage: brought up to be aggressive and defiant; a defiant attitude

Similar words: resistant, resistive, insubordinate

Definition: disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority

Similar words: obstreperous

Definition: noisily and stubbornly defiant

Usage: obstreperous boys

Similar words: recalcitrant

Definition: marked by stubborn resistance to authority

Usage: the University suspended the most recalcitrant demonstrators

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