He regretted the necessity for flouting public opinion, which he would have preferred to carry with him; in due course he would make his peace with Liberal sentiment, when success should have justified his defiance of it.
flouting convention simply by her presence.
flouting the law on bus lane usage.
flouting the rules, I'm not trying to push my website.
flouting of the regulations will result in students having their borrowing privileges withdrawn and referral to their Director of Studies.