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ʌnˈru liun·ru·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boisterous, rambunctious, robustious, rumbustious, unrulyadjective

    noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline

    "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"; "an unruly class"

  2. disobedient, unrulyadjective

    unwilling to submit to authority

    "unruly teenagers"

  3. indocile, uncontrollable, ungovernable, unrulyadjective

    of persons

    "the little boy's parents think he is spirited, but his teacher finds him unruly"

Wiktionary

  1. unrulyadjective

    wild; uncontrolled

    The police gathered to contain the unruly mob.

    Etymology: probably from . Cognate to rolig, ruhig

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unruly

    not submissive to rule; disregarding restraint; disposed to violate; turbulent; ungovernable; refractory; as, an unruly boy; unruly boy; unruly conduct

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unruly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unruly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of unruly in a Sentence

  1. Lee Ryan:

    Our pilot relied on his training and professionalism, was able to just push the passenger backwards, retook control of the aircraft, passengers helped restrain the unruly passenger, and they landed the plane without incident. Further incident.

  2. Steve Dickson:

    We will no longer adjudicate certain of these unruly passenger cases with counseling or warnings. We’re going to go straight to enforcement.

  3. Delta Air Lines:

    Situations like these are rare and regrettable for the vast majority of our customers and Delta has zero tolerance for unruly behavior at our airports and aboard our aircraft, we applaud our flight crew's quick decision to divert and address the situation as expeditiously as possible so the remainder of our customers can resume their travels.

  4. Heather MacDonald:

    The protesters surrounded all the doors to the Atheneum where I was supposed to speak, so none of the students who had signed up to attend my lecture could get in, i was hustled from my guest suite by several police officers from Claremont PD into the lecture hall. It was decided that I would give the speech for live streaming to a largely empty hall. The organizers moved the podium so that it would not be visible through the windows to the students surrounding the building once night fell. We jumpstarted the timing of my talk as the crowd seemed to be getting more unruly.

  5. Emma Briant:

    The current regime of unregulated, unruly, unethical influence companies both makes us unsafe and undermines democratic debate.

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