What does rebellious mean?

Definitions for rebellious
rɪˈbɛl yəsre·bel·lious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rebelliousadjective

    resisting control or authority

    "temperamentally rebellious"; "a rebellious crew"

  2. disaffected, ill-affected, malcontent, rebelliousadjective

    discontented as toward authority

  3. rebelliousadjective

    participating in organized resistance to a constituted government

    "the rebelling confederacy"

Wiktionary

  1. rebelliousadjective

    Showing rebellion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rebelliousadjective

    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

  1. rebellious

    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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rebellious in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rebellious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of rebellious in a Sentence

  1. Keven Kwaku:

    Information Superhighway is really an acronym for 'Interactive Network For Organizing, Retrieving, Manipulating, Accessing And Transferring Information On National Systems, Unleashing Practically Every Rebellious Human Intelligence, Gratifying Hackers, Wiseacres, And Yahoos'.

  2. Tom Robbins:

    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.

  3. Aldous Huxley:

    Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.

  4. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    The act of sinning is to allow your will to become rebellious, or do the things wrong that are under your own control.

  5. Echo Delta:

    Lots of Hong Kong people think of us as troublemakers, young people are more appreciative, I guess this has to do with the spirit of being rebellious.

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