Pronunciation of Insubordinate
/ˌɪnsəbˈɔːdɪnət/, /ˌɪnsəbˈɔːdɪnət/, /ˌɪ_n_s_ə_b_ˈɔː_d_ɪ_n_ə_t/
Synonyms for insubordinate:
Other synonyms and related words:
rebel, obstreperous, recusant, noncompliant, repellent, uncontrollable, tolerant, willful, undutiful, Incompliant, immune, Unfilial, resistive, lawless, vicious, restive, radical, contumacious, naughty, restless, refractory.
nonconformist, mutinous, rebellious, treacherous, unruly, traitorous, Disregardful, unmanageable, contrary, mischievous, defiant, treasonous, ungovernable, undisciplined, subversive, disloyal, factious, out of control, seditious, anarchistic, Misbehaving, intractable, wayward, recalcitrant, disobedient, Disobeying.
derisive, contemptuous, discourteous, insolent, rude, impolite, saucy, presumptuous, audacious, cheeky, bold, irreverent, outspoken, outrageous, impertinent, brash, callous, defiant, flagrant, arrogant, mouthy, candid, sacrilegious, disrespectful, brazen, sarcastic.
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for insubordinate:
- The rest of the regiment was ordered to parade with loaded muskets; the insubordinate companies were offered the choice of instant death or instant submission. - "Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War", G. F. R. Henderson.
- He was not only unable to estimate the probable conduct of the people in future, but he showed himself incapable of profiting by the experience of the past; and, in spite of the insubordinate spirit which the Parliament had at all times displayed, he at once recalled them in deference to the clamor of the Parisian citizens, and allowed them to enter Paris in a triumphal procession, as if his very object had been to parade their victory over the king's authority. - "The Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France", Charles Duke Yonge.