contumacy

[ kon-too-muh-see, -tyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF contumacy

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As they failed to appear they were condemned for contumacy and deposed.

If he has proceeded since, I shall hold him accountable for his contumacy.

To question his imbecile ideas is to stand in contumacy of the revelation of God.

He, however, added to his contumacy by surviving until his ninety-second year.

But can the king forgive your intercession and Warwick's contumacy?

Contumacy towards his father (the late Emperor) by riding on horseback to the very door of the hall of audience at Yuen-min-yuen.

Contumacy was punishable by expulsion and exclusion from every profession.

I have utterly destroyed its city and its people for its contumacy.

The price of contumacy was outlawry, and decapitation between the two columns.

Evidently they were incensed at the contumacy of their victims.

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