rebellious

 /rɪˈbeljəs/


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rebellious
  • Sense: Engaged in armed rebellion
    • revolutionary
    • insurgent
    • counterrevolutionary
    • warring
    • insurrectionary
    • attacking
    • rioting
    • mutinous
    • rebel
    • see also sense 2
    • 3
    • plotting

  • Sense: Inclined toward rebellion
    • dissident
    • factious
    • seditious
    • fractious
    • disobedient
    • treasonable
    • refractory
    • defiant
    • resistant
    • restless
    • restive
    • riotous
    • insubordinate
    • quarrelsome
    • bellicose
    • sabotaging
    • subversive
    • disloyal
    • disaffected
    • alienated
    • ungovernable
    • unruly
    • threatening
    • discontented

  • Sense: Apt to oppose authority
    • anarchistic
    • iconoclastic
    • individualistic
    • radical
    • pugnacious
    • quarrelsome
    • independent-minded
    • stubborn
    • contemptuous
    • insolent
    • contumacious
    • alienated
    • scornful
    • uncontrollable
    • intractable
    • unyielding
    • recalcitrant
    • disobedient
    • feisty
    • lawless
    • grouchy
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