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Many asylum superintendents thought restraints such as straightjackets “rarely…necessary among males,” yet it was standard for disobedient women to be constrained.
DECLARED INSANE FOR SPEAKING UP: THE DARK AMERICAN HISTORY OF SILENCING WOMEN THROUGH PSYCHIATRYKATE MOOREJUNE 22, 2021TIME
"You don't want to do your duty; that's what it is, you disobedient wench," said the minister sternly.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
The law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
He procured lettres de cachet from the King, and shut up his disobedient and debauched son in various state-prisons.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IXJOHN LORD
To threaten a disobedient servant with the jambok—be he Hottentot, Fingo, or Caffre—is to bring him back to kneeling obeisance.
THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
The Prophet's divinely commanded actions witnessed beforehand what should come upon the disobedient, rebellious nation.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
He expressly distinguishes the Church as a whole from those who represent or constitute the disobedient party.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
One of the young ones was disobedient and insisted upon following the mother to her work, and he was roundly rebuked.
RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
We never find God the Father using such language as this when speaking of his disobedient creatures.
JESUS, THE MESSIAH; OR, THE OLD TESTAMENT PROPHECIES FULFILLED IN THE NEW TESTAMENT SCRIPTURES(A LADY) ANONYMOUS
Mun Bun was not a very disobedient little boy; but as Daddy Bunker said, he had a better "forgetery" than he had memory.
SIX LITTLE BUNKERS AT MAMMY JUNE'SLAURA LEE HOPE
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WORDS RELATED TO DISOBEDIENT

  • contrary
  • defiant
  • disobedient
  • opposing
  • rebellious
  • resisting
  • resistive
  • unyielding
  • anarchistic
  • defiant
  • disobedient
  • disorderly
  • factious
  • insubordinate
  • insurgent
  • mutinous
  • radical
  • rebel
  • riotous
  • subversive
  • warring
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