Definition of disobedient in English:

disobedient

Syllabification: dis·o·be·di·ent
Pronunciation: /ˌdisəˈbēdēənt
 
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adjective

Derivatives

disobediently

adverb
More example sentences
  • I can hear the rain beating down on the roof like a meteor shower as our car lurches violently from side to side, rocking disobediently on its haunches, fat tyres chafing loudly over what appears to be a long, shallow pond.
  • I want to talk to the boss,’ I said disobediently.
  • His gray eyes glinted with an air of impatience as he offered a helping hand to another being, a small boy, his choppy brown locks sticking out disobediently in all directions as he was pulled back to his feet.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French desobedient, based on Latin oboedient- 'obeying' (see obedient).

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