- contumacity /-masˈi-ti/ or conˈtumacy /-məs-i/ noun1. Obstinate disobedience or resistance2. Refusal to comply with the orders of a court of law• • •Main Entry: ↑contumacious
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contumacious — contumaciously, adv. contumaciousness, contumacity /kon too mas i tee, tyoo /, n. /kon too may sheuhs, tyoo /, adj. stubbornly perverse or rebellious; willfully and obstinately disobedient. [1590 1600; CONTUMACY + OUS] Syn. contrary, pigheaded,… … Universalium
Citation — • A legal act through which a person, by mandate of the judge, is called before the tribunal for trial Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Citation Citation … Catholic encyclopedia
insubordination — n 1. defiance, defiantness, rebelliousness, mutinousness, insurrectionalism, revolu tionariness, seditiousness, insurgence, riotousness. 2. rebellion, insurrection, mutiny, revolt, uprising, revolution, sedition, insurgency; riot, disorder,… … A Note on the Style of the synonym finder
perversity — n 1. contrariness, contradictoriness, contradictiousness, Archaic. contrariousness, contrariety, contumaciousness, contumacity, contumacy, frowardness, seditiousness, refractoriness, querulousness; waywardness, disobedience, intransigence,… … A Note on the Style of the synonym finder
contumacious — a. obstinate; rebellious. ♦ contumacy, n. ♦ contumacity, n. such act … Dictionary of difficult words