Rebellious definition

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Difficult to treat or handle.

A rebellious cowlick.

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Of or like rebels or rebellion.
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Prone to or participating in a rebellion.

Rebellious army officers.

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Opposing any kind of control; defiant.
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Resisting authority; engaged in rebellion.
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Characterized by or expressing resistance to or defiance of authority or convention.

A rebellious teenager; a rebellious artistic movement.

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The definition of rebellious is a person who is resistant to authority or control.

An example of rebellious was Pancho Villa; a rebellious Mexican Revolutionary general.

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Showing rebellion.
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of a rebel or rebellion.

Rebellious activity has diminished in the province.

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Resistant to treatment or adjustment.
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