obstreperous

[uhb-strep-er-uhs]
adjective
1.
resisting control or restraint in a difficult manner; unruly.
2.
noisy, clamorous, or boisterous: obstreperous children.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin obstreperus clamorous, akin to obstrepere to make a noise at (ob- ob- + strepere to rattle); see -ous

obstreperously, adverb
obstreperousness, obstreperosity [uhb-strep-uh-ros-i-tee] , noun


1. uncontrolled, refractory.


1. obedient. 2. calm.
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obstreperous (əbˈstrɛpərəs)
 
adj
noisy or rough, esp in resisting restraint or control
 
[C16: from Latin, from obstrepere, from ob- against + strepere to roar]
 
ob'streperously
 
adv
 
ob'streperousness
 
n

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obstreperous
1600, from L. obstreperus "clamorous," from obstrepere "drown with noise, oppose noisily," from ob "against" + strepere "make a noise," from PIE *strep-, said to be imitative.
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Example sentences
Refraining from abusive or obstreperous conduct is a corollary of the
  advocate's right to speak on behalf of litigants.
Refraining from abusive or obstreperous conduct is a corollary of the lawyer's
  right to speak on behalf of litigants.
Here, however, the testimony was that appellant was constantly obstreperous
  throughout his contact with police.
Not because you are trying to be churlish or obstreperous about it, but because
  you are not allowed.
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