defiance of authority
an insubordinate act
The quality of being insubordinate; disobedience to lawful authority.
the quality of being insubordinate; disobedience to lawful authority
Origin: [Cf. F. insubordination.]
Insubordination is the act of willfully disobeying authority. Refusing to perform an action that is unethical or illegal is not insubordination; neither is refusing to perform an action that is not within the scope of authority of the person issuing the order. Insubordination is generally a punishable offense in hierarchical organizations which depend on people lower in the chain of command doing what they are expected to do.
The numerical value of insubordination in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of insubordination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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