Definitions for unruliness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•ru•lyʌnˈru li(adj.)-li•er, -li•est.

  1. not submissive or cooperative; ungovernable; unmanageable.

Origin of unruly:

1350–1400; ME unruely=un-un -1+ruly, ruely governable, controllable


Princeton's WordNet

  1. unruliness, fractiousness, willfulness, wilfulness(noun)

    the trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline


  1. unruliness(Noun)

    The state of being unruly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unruliness(noun)

    quality or state unruly

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