What does rebellious mean?

Definitions for rebellious
rɪˈbɛl yəsre·bel·lious

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rebellious.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rebellious(adj)

    resisting control or authority

    "temperamentally rebellious"; "a rebellious crew"

  2. disaffected, ill-affected, malcontent, rebellious(adj)

    discontented as toward authority

  3. rebellious(adj)

    participating in organized resistance to a constituted government

    "the rebelling confederacy"

Wiktionary

  1. rebellious(Adjective)

    Showing rebellion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rebellious(adj)

    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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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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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. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Profound thinkers either become astute lovers or rebellious spirit”

  3. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Finally, I realised that No One, howsoever you may consider dearest to you, will never mend their ways to appeal you, for they will only follow their own nature. Accept it! You may like it or dislike it. The irony is in the process there may be phases in individual’s lives where their actions/ behaviour may appease you, but that’s never to be misunderstood that they have changed for you. From an evolutionary psychology standpoint, that’s a rebellious attitude that shapes our society!”

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    There are two kinds of people in the world: Submissive and rebellious. The problem of the world is that majority is in the first category!

  5. Aldous Huxley:

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

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