Definitions for defiant
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boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
"brought up to be aggressive and defiant"; "a defiant attitude"
Boldly resisting opposition.
Etymology: défiant, from the verb défier
Defiant refers to a behavior or attitude characterized by bold resistance against an opposing force or authority, or the refusal to obey rules or norms. It involves being openly rebellious, challenging and non-compliant.
full of defiance; bold; insolent; as, a defiant spirit or act
Etymology: [Cf. F. dfiant, p. pr. of dfier. See Defy.]
"Defiant" is the 55th episode of the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the ninth episode of the third season.
The numerical value of defiant in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of defiant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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.
If the governor does eventually plunge into the race, one thing seems guaranteed : He would be, by a large margin, the Republican field's most provocative voice. No, he likely would n’t win, and he might well get the snot kicked out of him. But more than any other underdog flirting with 2016, John Kasich — defiant, outspoken, critical of conservatism from within — could upend the tenor of the primary season. [ Calendar of a candidate - Ohio Gov. John Kasich will be making stops in South Carolina and New Hampshire at the end of the month. Columbus [ Ohio ] Dispatch :.
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.
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.
It was clearly a defiant, but civil demonstration.
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- غير هياب جريءArabic
- предизвикателен, неподчиняващ се, непокоренBulgarian
- uhmakas, uhittelevaFinnish
- 反抗的, 開き直るJapanese
- desafiador, corajosa, oposiçãoPortuguese
- вызывающий, неповинующийся, непокорный, дерзкийRussian
- trotsig, utmanandeSwedish
- meydan okuyanTurkish
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