Synonyms for disobedient

Synonyms for (adj) disobedient

Synonyms: disobedient

Definition: not obeying or complying with commands of those in authority

Usage: disobedient children

Similar words: contrary, wayward, obstinate, perverse

Definition: resistant to guidance or discipline

Usage: Mary Mary quite contrary; an obstinate child with a violent temper; a perverse mood; wayward behavior

Similar words: fractious, recalcitrant, refractory

Definition: stubbornly resistant to authority or control

Usage: a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness; a refractory child

Similar words: self-willed, headstrong, froward, wilful, willful

Definition: habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition

Similar words: recusant

Definition: refusing to submit to authority

Usage: the recusant electors...cooperated in electing a new Senate- Mary W.Williams

Synonyms: disobedient, unruly

Definition: unwilling to submit to authority

Usage: unruly teenagers

Similar words: insubordinate

Definition: not submissive to authority

Usage: a history of insubordinate behavior; insubordinate boys

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