Synonyms for wayward

Synonyms for (adj) wayward

Synonyms: 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: disobedient

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

Usage: disobedient children

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