Definitions for obstreperousness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•strep•er•ousəbˈstrɛp ər əs(adj.)

  1. resisting control or restraint in a difficult manner; unruly.

  2. noisy, clamorous, or boisterous:

    obstreperous children.

Origin of obstreperous:

1590–1600; < L obstreperus clamorous akin to obstrepere to make a noise at (ob-ob - +strepere to rattle)

ob•strep′er•ous•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. obstreperousness(noun)

    noisy defiance

Wiktionary

  1. obstreperousness(Noun)

    The quality of being obstreperous.

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