Definition of Rebelliousness

1. Noun. Intentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude.

Exact synonyms: Defiance
Generic synonyms: Intractability, Intractableness
Specialized synonyms: Insubordination, Obstreperousness
Derivative terms: Defiant, Rebellious



2. Noun. An insubordinate act.
Exact synonyms: Insubordination
Generic synonyms: Resistance
Specialized synonyms: Contumacy, Disobedience, Noncompliance
Derivative terms: Rebellious, Rebellious

Definition of Rebelliousness

1. Noun. The state of being rebellious. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rebelliousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rebelliousness

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rebelieve
rebelieved
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rebelieving
rebelled
rebeller
rebellers
rebelleth
rebelling
rebelling(a)
rebellion
rebellions
rebellious
rebelliously
rebelliousness (current term)
rebellow
rebellowed
rebellowing
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rebels
rebend
rebending
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rebent
rebetika
rebetiko
rebid
rebidden
rebidding

Literary usage of Rebelliousness

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1. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"Risk Taking, rebelliousness, and Deviant Behaviors Risk taking, rebelliousness, and deviant behaviors are generally those behaviors that are considered ..."

2. Memoirs of a Contemporary: Being Reminiscences by Ida Saint-Elme (1902)
"... GRAND DUCHESS OP TUSCANY—IDA'S APPOINTMENT TO HER COURT — rebelliousness OP THE TUSCANS AGAINST FRENCH AUTHORITY — A SOLDIER-SULTAN—THE AU- ..."

3. The Note-books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler (1917)
"XXI rebelliousness God and Life WE regard these as two distinct things and say that the first made the second, much as, till lately, we regarded memory and ..."

4. The Note-books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler, Francis Hackett, Henry Festing Jones (1917)
"XXI rebelliousness God and Life WE regard these as two distinct things and say that the first made the second, much as, till lately, we regarded memory and ..."

5. Thoughts on Man, His Nature, Productions, and Discoveries: Interspersed with by William Godwin (1831)
"... V. OF THE rebelliousness OF MAN. THERE is a particular characteristic in the nature of the human mind, which is somewhat difficult to be explained. ..."

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