The summons being disregarded, he declared him contumacious, and condemned him to the loss of all his estates in France.
But if I were to be contumacious, I might thank myself for all that would follow.
They cited the queen to appear before them; she appealed to the pope; they declared her contumacious.
Hugh simply added excommunication to the contumacious deacon.
Then, after repeated warnings, the bishop and inquisitor pronounced him contumacious and excommunicated him.
Audrey was inclined to be contumacious, but she would not yield the matter so meekly.
But, the cardinal declared Huss contumacious, and excommunicated him accordingly.
Carr Vipont was literally stunned by a reply so contumacious.
The mere fact of doing so caused him to be treated as a contumacious rebel.
A contumacious act or spirit is contemptuous as well as defiant.