contumaciousness

[ kon-too-mey-shuhs, -tyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF contumaciousness
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WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Latin contumaci-, stem of contumax "haughty, insolent, obstinate" (see contumely) + -ous.

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