V. WORDS RELATING TO THE VOLUNTARY POWERS; INTERSOCIAL VOLITION

I. GENERAL INTERSOCIAL VOLITION

Disobedience.

[Antonyms: obedience.]

[Nouns] disobedience, insubordination, contumacy; infraction, infringement; violation, noncompliance; nonobservance [more].

revolt, rebellion, mutiny, outbreak, rising, uprising, insurrection, emeute; riot, tumult (disorder) [more]; strike (resistance) [more]; barring out; defiance [more].

mutinousness; mutineering; sedition, treason; high treason, petty treason, misprision of treason; premunire; lese majeste; violation of law [more]; defection, secession.

insurgent, mutineer, rebel, revolter, rioter, traitor, carbonaro, sansculottes, red republican, bonnet rouge, communist, Fenian, frondeur; seceder, runagate, brawler, anarchist, demagogue; Spartacus, Masaniello, Wat Tyler, Jack Cade; ringleader.

[Verbs] disobey, violate, infringe; shirk; set at defiance (defy) [more]; set authority at naught, run riot, fly in the face of; take the law into one's own hands; kick over the traces.

turn restive, run restive; champ the bit; strike (resist) [more]; rise, rise in arms; secede; mutiny, rebel.

[Adjectives] disobedient; uncomplying, uncompliant; unsubmissive, unruly, ungovernable; breachy, insubordinate, impatient of control; restiff, restive; refractory, contumacious, recusant (refuse) [more]; recalcitrant; resisting [more]; lawless, mutinous, seditions, insurgent, riotous.

unobeyed; unbidden.

[Phrases] seditiosissimus quisque ignavus [Tacitus]; "unthread the rude eye of rebellion" [King John].

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