from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Refusal or failure to obey.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The fact of being disobedient; lack of obedience; neglect or refusal to obey; violation of a command, injunction, or prohibition; the omission of that which is commanded to be done, or the doing of that which is forbidden; disregard of duty prescribed by authority.
  • noun Non-compliance, as with a natural law; failure to submit to a superior influence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Neglect or refusal to obey; violation of a command or prohibition.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Refusal to obey.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the trait of being unwilling to obey
  • noun the failure to obey


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