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  • n. The state or condition of being mutinous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being mutinous; seditiousness; resistance or the spirit of resistance to lawful authority, especially among military and naval men.


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  • The mutinousness of passion will sometimes excite a child to question the decrees of his parent; it is very long before his understanding, as such, comes to set up a separate system, and teaches him to controvert the decisions of his father.

    Thoughts on Man: His Nature, Productions, and Discoveries


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