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contumacious (adjective), more contumacious, most contumacious
1. Disobedient, rebellious or stubborn behavior: Bruce's contumacious conduct with his teacher, when she asked him to put his cell phone away, resulted in him being sent to the principal's office.
2. Descriptive of willfully not following the legal orders or summons of a court: Bert's contumacious refusal to appear in court to testify has resulted in his going to jail.
Disobedient or rebellious.
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Obstinately resisting authority.
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Rebellious and stubbornly doing what is not permitted.
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Insolently going against the law.
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This entry is located in the following units: com-, co-, cog-, col-, con-, cor- (page 6) tum-, tume-, -tumescence (page 1)
Word Entries at Get Words: “contumacious
Pertaining to being stubbornly disobedient or rebellous. (4)