Disobedient

Dis`o*be"di*ent

(?), a. [Pref. dis- + obedient. See Disobey, Obedient.] 1. Neglecting or refusing to obey; omitting to do what is commanded, or doing what is prohibited; refractory; not observant of duty or rules prescribed by authority; -- applied to persons and acts.
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This disobedient spirit in the colonies.
Burke.
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Disobedient unto the word of the Lord.
1 Kings xiii. 26.
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2. Not yielding.
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Medicines used unnecessarily contribute to shorten life, by sooner rendering peculiar parts of the system disobedient to stimuli.
E. Darwin.
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