mutinously

mutinous

[myoot-n-uhs]
adjective
1.
disposed to, engaged in, or involving revolt against authority.
2.
characterized by mutiny; rebellious.
3.
difficult to control: mutinous feelings.

Origin:
1570–80; obsolete mutine mutiny (< Middle French mutin; see mutineer) + -ous

mutinously, adverb
mutinousness, noun
nonmutinous, adjective
nonmutinously, adverb
nonmutinousness, noun
unmutinous, adjective
unmutinously, adverb
unmutinousness, noun


1. seditious, insurrectionary, revolutionary, insurgent. 2. refractory, insubordinate, riotous, disaffected.


1. patriotic. 2. obedient.
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mutinous (ˈmjuːtɪnəs)
 
adj
1.  openly rebellious or disobedient: a mutinous child
2.  characteristic or indicative of mutiny
 
'mutinously
 
adv
 
'mutinousness
 
n

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mutinous
1570s, from mutine (see mutiny) + -ous. Related: Mutinously.
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