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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being rebellious.

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  • noun The state of being rebellious.

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

  • noun intentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude
  • noun an insubordinate act

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Examples

  • Part of the change has to do with the recognition that much of what was thought of as laziness or rebelliousness is actually a cry for help from a kid with a learning disability or a mental illness.

    Colonel Donald Trump? Major Stephen Sondheim? General John Gotti Jr?

  • Part of the change has to do with the recognition that much of what was thought of as laziness or rebelliousness is actually a cry for help from a kid with a learning disability or a mental illness.

    Lance Mannion:

  • Comfortable with technology, and characterized by rebelliousness, fearlessness and risk-taking, these young people have the frame of mind required for the next stage of Egypt's revolution.

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  • "'Eccentric' is the wrong word, but Deitch Projects is not your standard contemporary gallery," said Bruce Altshuler, the director of the museum studies program at N.Y.U. "It is very focused on younger artists, generally working in less standard forms, with a kind of rebelliousness, at least in appearance."

    Dear Jeffrey Deitch: Thanks for Never Being Boring!

  • "'Eccentric' is the wrong word, but Deitch Projects is not your standard contemporary gallery," said Bruce Altshuler, the director of the museum studies program at N.Y.U. "It is very focused on younger artists, generally working in less standard forms, with a kind of rebelliousness, at least in appearance."

    Dear Jeffrey Deitch: Thanks for Never Being Boring!

  • His other big moment in the film, is when he speaks with great condescension about his Al Jazeera colleagues and their "rebelliousness".

    MSNBC's Shuster Suspended After Hillary Camp Criticizes Chelsea "Pimp" Remark

  • He's unflappably forthright about his preference, in an environment where such candor is physically dangerous, and his unwitting 'rebelliousness' sets off a chain reaction of events in which not everyone will be left standing.

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  • He's unflappably forthright about his preference, in an environment where such candor is physically dangerous, and his unwitting 'rebelliousness' sets off a chain reaction of events in which not everyone will be left standing.

    PopMatters

  • And I must admit that any Blawg with the kicker "wise up suckers" shows just the kind of rebelliousness I look for in my posse.

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  • Those occasioned bouts of rebelliousness and the feelings they engendered would soon be more easily had.

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