Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Neglecting or refusing to obey; omitting to do what is commanded, or doing what is prohibited; refractory; acting with disregard of duty; not submitting to rules or regulations prescribed by authority: as, children disobedient to parents; citizens disobedient to the laws.
  • Not yielding to exciting force or agency; not to be influenced; insensible.

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

  • adjective Neglecting or refusing to obey; omitting to do what is commanded, or doing what is prohibited; refractory; not observant of duty or rules prescribed by authority; -- applied to persons and acts.
  • adjective Not yielding.

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

  • adjective Not obedient.

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

  • adjective unwilling to submit to authority
  • adjective not obeying or complying with commands of those in authority

Etymologies

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dis- +‎ obedient

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