Definitions for defiantdɪˈfaɪ ənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defiant, noncompliant(adj)

    boldly resisting authority or an opposing force

    "brought up to be aggressive and defiant"; "a defiant attitude"

Wiktionary

  1. defiant(Adjective)

    Defying.

  2. defiant(Adjective)

    Boldly resisting opposition.

  3. Origin: défiant, from the verb défier

Webster Dictionary

  1. Defiant(adj)

    full of defiance; bold; insolent; as, a defiant spirit or act

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. dfiant, p. pr. of dfier. See Defy.]

Freebase

  1. Defiant

    "Defiant" is the 55th episode of the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the ninth episode of the third season.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of defiant in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of defiant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marek Jezowski:

    It was clearly a defiant, but civil demonstration.

  2. Michael Nawrath:

    This new building can be seen as a defiant reaction to the arrival of others moving into a space Roche has dominated for the last 15 years.

  3. Kenny Polcari:

    I think (Tsipras) was a little defiant and arrogant and he overplayed his hand, it could still blow up. There's still nervousness in the market.

  4. Amy Oakes:

    She was diagnosed in first grade after there were some difficulties in the classroom, but there were other components to it -- there was oppositional defiant disorder, there were some [autism] spectrum-like behaviors, and difficulty later on socializing with other children.

  5. George Frost Kennan:

    Not only the studying and writing of history but also the honoring of it both represent affirmations of a certain defiant faith-a desperate, unreasoning faith, if you will-but faith nevertheless in the endurance of this threatened world-faith in the total essentiality of historical continuity.

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Translations for defiant

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • предизвикателен, неподчиняващ се, непокоренBulgarian
  • trodsigDanish
  • trotzigGerman
  • προκλητικόςGreek
  • desafianteSpanish
  • uhmakas, uhittelevaFinnish
  • מתריסHebrew
  • 開き直る, 反抗的Japanese
  • oposição, desafiador, corajosaPortuguese
  • вызывающий, неповинующийся, непокорный, дерзкийRussian
  • trotsig, utmanandeSwedish

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