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Definition of Insubordinately
Lexicographical Neighbors of Insubordinately
Literary usage of Insubordinately
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept, Southern Pacific Company (1912)
"Dealing with war correspondents, Kipling says: "There is more joy in England over a soldier who insubordinately steps out of square to rescue a comrade than ..."
2. Modern Egypt by Evelyn Baring Cromer (1908)
"... which he could not altogether shake off, he had a singular habit, when he felt that he was acting insubordinately, of discovering a number of fallacious ..."
3. Heroines of Fiction by William Dean Howells (1903)
"She is very sweet and simple and noble, and is found a true woman in that remote mediaeval twilight where she obediently abides, without insubordinately ..."
4. A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century by Leopold von Ranke (1875)
"... if it sometimes happened that some priest or another behaved himself thoughtlessly and insubordinately, or went too far, that only arose from the fact ..."
5. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"... told by his superior officer in the execution of his duty to go to hell, did insubordinately and enviously reply, "D'you think I'd be here if I could? ..."
6. The Light that Failed by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"all it demanded was picturesqueness and abundance of detail; for there is more joy in England over a soldier who insubordinately steps out of square to ..."