insubordinately

insubordinate

[in-suh-bawr-dn-it]
adjective
1.
not submitting to authority; disobedient: an insubordinate soldier.
2.
not lower.
noun
3.
a person who is insubordinate.

Origin:
1840–50; in-3 + subordinate

insubordinately, adverb
insubordination, noun


1. refractory, defiant, insolent.
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insubordinate (ˌɪnsəˈbɔːdɪnɪt)
 
adj
1.  not submissive to authority; disobedient or rebellious
2.  not in a subordinate position or rank
 
n
3.  an insubordinate person
 
insub'ordinately
 
adv
 
insubordi'nation
 
n

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insubordinate
1849, on model of Fr. insubordonné (1781), from in- (1) "not" + subordinate (q.v.).
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