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synonyms for contumacy

On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contumacy, such as: contempt, disobedience, insubordination, rebelliousness, recalcitrance, and recalcitrancy.

How to use contumacy in a sentence

  • Dubut of Caen was involved in the trial of the Chauffeurs of Mortagne, in 1809, and sentenced to death for contumacy.

    Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
  • Mazzini and five more, who escaped, were sentenced in contumacy to death; others were sent to long terms of imprisonment.

    The Life of Mazzini | Bolton King
  • I fear that your long silence and delay on this head is construed into contumacy and resistance.

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