1
[ adjective ] discontented as toward authority

Related terms

discontented

2
[ adjective ] resisting control or authority

Examples

"temperamentally rebellious" "a rebellious crew"

Used in print

(Irving Fineman, Woman of Valor: The Life of Henrietta...)

Adele , like Amy , the youngest of the Marches , was the rebellious , mischievous , rather calculating and ambitious one .

Related terms

insubordinate

3
[ adjective ] discontented as toward authority

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discontented

4
[ adjective ] participating in organized resistance to a constituted government

Synonyms

rebelling rebel

Examples

"the rebelling confederacy"

Related terms

disloyal

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