disobedient

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From Old French desobedient; morphologically, from dis- +‎ obedient.

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disobedient (comparative more disobedient, superlative most disobedient)

  1. Not obedient.

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Noun[edit]

disobedient (plural disobedients)

  1. One who disobeys.
    • 1972, Social Theory and Practice (volume 2, page 493)
      Since civil disobedients act conscientiously, Cohen believes that “extra-long prison terms will not make better men of these disobedients, nor much deter others of similar conviction.”