The teacher complained of the child's disobedience.
Origin of disobedience
From Old French desobedience.
Disobedience Sentence Examples
Terrible examples have taught you how he punishes disobedience and crime.
In time of peace his power was little more than that of the responsible minister of a constitutional republic; but in time of warfare he was a dictator, and disobedience to his orders in the field was punishable by death.
This he refused to do, and the only notice taken of the disobedience was that Charles forbade him to appear at court.
It costs me less in every sense to incur the penalty of disobedience to the State than it would to obey.
Disobedience under the order of justices involves a penalty and a daily penalty for every day during which default continues.