Definitions

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  • adjective Not compliant; rebellious

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  • adjective boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
  • noun a person who refuses to comply

Etymologies

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non- +‎ compliant

Examples

  • People who can’t make the changes that promise the hope of improvement are called noncompliant and irrational.

    After the Diagnosis

  • Having said that, what we're seeing are major land and air strikes, coordinated precision strikes against what the Army is calling noncompliant groups.

    CNN Transcript Nov 17, 2003

  • Having said that, what we're seeing are major land and air strikes, coordinated precision strikes against what the Army is calling noncompliant groups.

    CNN Transcript Nov 17, 2003

  • The boss, a really patient sort, asks you to 'think different' about all these 'noncompliant' customers, each of whom has an iTunes account backed by a credit card, and has developed the habit (encouraged by Apple) of paying for content.

    Apple's iPad war on Adobe and Flash

  • I countered, soon becoming the stereotypical "noncompliant" black woman.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Conscious, alert, and in charge of my own health care here at home, I can weigh all the factors and adjust medication that prevents plugs, refuse meds if I don't need or want them, ask for suction, request more or less water in my cuff -- all without being institutionally "noncompliant" or having something decided without my input or consent.

    Anniversary -- Escaping institutionalization

  • We don't always get the appropriate advice and necessary care, and because so many healthcare workers immediately assume that we're "noncompliant," they treat us very defensively, and we in turn, react accordingly.

    What Happened to the "Care" in Healthcare? Cautionary Tales for All Women, Especially Black Women

  • Conscious, alert, and in charge of my own health care here at home, I can weigh all the factors and adjust medication that prevents plugs, refuse meds if I don't need or want them, ask for suction, request more or less water in my cuff -- all without being institutionally "noncompliant" or having something decided without my input or consent.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • I countered, soon becoming the stereotypical "noncompliant" black woman.

    What Happened to the "Care" in Healthcare? Cautionary Tales for All Women, Especially Black Women

  • We don't always get the appropriate advice and necessary care, and because so many healthcare workers immediately assume that we're "noncompliant," they treat us very defensively, and we in turn, react accordingly.

    Archive 2007-11-01

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