Definitions for rebellious
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word rebellious.
resisting control or authority
"temperamentally rebellious"; "a rebellious crew"
disaffected, ill-affected, malcontent, rebelliousadjective
discontented as toward authority
participating in organized resistance to a constituted government
"the rebelling confederacy"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Opponent to lawful authority.
Etymology: from rebel.
From the day that thou didst depart out of Egypt, until ye came unto this place, ye have been rebellious against the Lord. Deutr. ix. 7.
This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice. Deutr. xxi. 20.
Rebellious refers to a behavior, attitude, or action demonstrating resistance to, or defiance of, authority, control, tradition, or convention. A rebellious person or group often challenges established rules, norms, or expectations, striving for change, freedom, or individuality.
engaged in rebellion; disposed to rebel; of the nature of rebels or of rebellion; resisting government or lawful authority by force
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Engaged in or marked by rebellion; traitorously renouncing the authority and dominion of the government to which allegiance is due; violently resisting government or lawful authority; as, rebellious troops.
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The numerical value of rebellious in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of rebellious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature.
The Internet scrutiny of her body has pushed her over the limit that any person would experience, perhaps her seemingly inappropriate posting of nearly nude photos is an in-your-face rebellious response. [It’s] a way of asserting that she owns her body and not the massive anonymous invisible crowd of critics out there who have been haranguing her for the past months.
In order for the artist to have a world to express he must first be situated in this world, oppressed or oppressing, resigned or rebellious, a man among men.
Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.
Added to this rebellious component of the behavior is the anonymity provided by social media and the disinhibition it enables, once posted, these displays will generate a certain amount of social reinforcement( i.e. likes and thumbs ups), and so the behavior spreads.
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- انفصام شخصيهArabic
- rebelCatalan, Valencian
- rebellisch, aufsässigGerman
- ανυπότακτος, στασιαστικόςGreek
- kapinoiva, kapinallinenFinnish
- rétif, rebelleFrench
- 반항적 인Korean
- rebellis, iracundiam provocans est:Latin
- бунтарский, бунтующий, мятежный, повстанческийRussian
- ương ngạnhVietnamese
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