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synonyms for disobedience

  • defiance
  • dereliction
  • disregard
  • indiscipline
  • infraction
  • infringement
  • insubordination
  • insurgence
  • intractableness
  • mutiny
  • neglect
  • nonobservance
  • perversity
  • rebellion
  • recalcitrance
  • refractoriness
  • revolt
  • revolution
  • riot
  • sabotage
  • sedition
  • strike
  • stubbornness
  • transgression
  • unruliness
  • violation
  • insubmission
  • waywardness
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antonyms for disobedience

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  • calm
  • harmony
  • obedience
  • observance
  • peace
  • regard
  • respect
  • submission
  • behavior
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How to use disobedience in a sentence

Yes, the drinking and disobedience had gone too far and I needed an intervention.
TRADITIONAL SCHOOL ISN’T ALWAYS THE WAY TO GO, AND I WISH MY PARENTS HAD SEEN THAT EARLIERKENNETH R. ROSENFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When top leaders themselves disagree with each other on policy priorities, subordinates gain more leeway to exercise strategic disobedience or “buck-passing” – shirking their responsibilities in pollution control.
THE ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES OF CHINA'S RECOVERY AFTER COVID-19YANZHONG HUANGFEBRUARY 2, 2021TIME
While arrests have increased as protesters have sought to use civil disobedience to make a point, the arrests often are planned and choreographed.
D.C. IS BECOMING A PROTEST BATTLEGROUND. IN A POLARIZED NATION, EXPERTS SAY THAT’S UNLIKELY TO CHANGE.MARISSA LANGJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Beyond protests and civil disobedience, we are lobbying political leaders for climate action.
IT’S ABOUT TIME ADULTS START RISING UP AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGEALEXANDRIA VILLASEÑOROCTOBER 21, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
They’re engaging in their own version of civil disobedience — showing that they’re the thin blue line and that without them there will be chaos.
WHAT CAN MAYORS DO WHEN THE POLICE STOP DOING THEIR JOBS?BY ALEC MACGILLISSEPTEMBER 3, 2020PROPUBLICA
The Bay Area is no stranger to civil disobedience and demonstration.
WILL FACIAL RECOGNITION AND DIGITAL SURVEILLANCE END ANONYMOUS PROTEST?JASON DORRIERJUNE 7, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
He stared at his men, astonished and impatient at this strange disobedience.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
His disobedience is not as if that requirement were inconsistent with his natural powers, but as opposed by their tendency.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
From the stories of Jonah and King Saul she brought forth some excellent lessons on disobedience.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
Their resistance consisted of disobedience of the orders of the Government, even to the extent of suffering death at their hands.
THIRD CLASS IN INDIAN RAILWAYSMAHATMA GANDHI
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WORDS RELATED TO DISOBEDIENCE

  • barratry
  • contravention
  • delinquency
  • dereliction
  • disobedience
  • disregard
  • infraction
  • infringement
  • neglect
  • noncompliance
  • nonobservance
  • offense
  • transgression
  • trespass
  • violation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.