The definition of insubordinate is someone who is not submissive to authority or that is not following orders.adjective
When you talk back to your boss and refuse to do what he has asked you to, this is an example of when you are insubordinate.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: in- + subordinate
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- inˌsub·orˈdi·nate noun
- inˌsub·orˈdi·nate·ly adverb
- inˌsub·orˌdi·naˈtion noun