from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not obedient.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. 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.
- adj. Not yielding.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. unwilling to submit to authority
- adj. not obeying or complying with commands of those in authority
The apostle distinguishes the disobedient from the house of God.
Then he began to storm at her, calling her disobedient, and undutiful, and when this means failed to move her, to implore her almost with tears.
"And you have given them cause to change the original intention they had concerning you; you are disobedient, that is enough."
The sin of these people: They were disobedient, that is, rebellious, unpersuadable, and unbelieving, as the word signifies; this their sin is aggravated from the patience and long-suffering of God (which once waited upon them for 120 years together), while Noah was preparing the ark, and by that, as well as by his preaching, giving them fair warning of what was coming upon them.
For 20 years we were vilified as being "outside the Church", charged with being "disobedient" vis-à-vis the Pope, and referred to as "excommunicants and fundamentalists".
Propaganda, biased or filtered media news coverage, violent punishment of 'disobedient' individuals, all clouded in a web of secrecy – these are the tools for running this show of the most flagrant in-egalitarian state of the world that has ever existed.
I think a lot of us Daring Bakers were "disobedient" this month.
“idem” that we were obliged unto; whereas he did what the law required, and suffered what the law threatened unto the disobedient, which is the whole of what we are obliged unto, it will not be so easily proved, nor the arguments very suddenly answered, whereby the contrary has been confirmed.
He described as "disobedient" motorists who travelled between the checkpoints without escorts.
TUCHMAN: Well, "disobedient" and "behaved so badly" can be argued, whether that's true or not.