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  • adj. incompliant

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Incompliant.


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  • A brisk, slender Canadian, about fifty, with long uncompliant brown hair.


  • The great Machine of State rolls over the weak or the uncompliant on both sides of the Pond.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Living in a house with noise issues and with my bedroom stationed above the kitchen where most of the activity occurred, I was privy to her stomping around like a fairy elephant each morning, the whispered phone conversations to her drug dealer presumably for horse tranquiliser, and on occasions her hissy fits to uncompliant friends and relatives.

    I do believe I came with a hat. | clusterflock

  • Twentieth century history documents how Britain and America controlled the region, installed puppet rulers, backed repressive dictators, removed uncompliant ones, and looted oil-rich states for their gain.

    Jonathan Cook's "Israel and the Clash of Civilisations"

  • Last week the war at home continued unabated; the president of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, a former Reagan assistant press secretary, canceled an anniversary screening of the film "Bull Durham" because it stars Sarandon and her equally uncompliant companion, Tim Robbins.

    The Sounds Of Silence

  • Taiwan should only agree to the torch route on the condition that Taiwan is seen as an international route and not a domestic route and leave it to China to accept or refect this offer...of course China will reject it but this will make China look uncompliant rather than Taiwan and also publicize Taiwan's quest for official independance.

    IHT: Taiwan Refuses Olympic Torch

  • That could be sooner rather than later, after Musharraf fired uncompliant supreme court justices and replaced them with his allies.

    CNN Transcript Nov 11, 2007

  • She did not fail to reiterate the menacing strength of the French party in America and the disastrous results the uncompliant commissioners might bring upon their country.


  • Take the churches of Christ in the world that are not infected with idolatry or persecution, and restore their unity unto the terms and conditions left unto them by Christ and his apostles, and if in any thing we are found uncompliant therewithal, we shall without repining bear the reproach of it, and hasten an amendment.

    A Discourse concerning Evangelical Love, Church Peace, and Unity

  • Arrayed against these two, sons of Ireland no less than they, were CARSON and CRAIG; CARSON with his saturnine face and his swift and piercing intelligence, CRAIG of the burly form and uncompliant humour.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, July 29, 1914


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