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Meaning of INSUBORDINATION

Pronunciation:  `insub`ordun'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an insubordinate act
  2. [n]  defiance of authority
 

INSUBORDINATION is a 15 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: rebelliousness
 
 Antonyms: subordination
 
 See Also: contumacy, defiance, disobedience, noncompliance, rebelliousness, resistance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`sub*or`di*na"tion\, n. [Cf. F.
insubordination.]
The quality of being insubordinate; disobedience to lawful
authority.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: civil disobedience, disobedience, frowardness, indiscipline, indocility, infraction, infringement, interregnum, intractability, irresponsibility, lawbreaking, lawlessness, license, licentiousness, mutiny, naughtiness, noncompliance, nonconformity, noncooperation, nonobedience, passive resistance, power vacuum, rampant will, recusancy, transgression, unaccountability, uncontrol, uncooperativeness, unduteousness, undutifulness, unrestraint, unsubmissiveness, violation, waywardness, willful disobedience, willfulness
 

 

 

 

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