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mutinous

[myoot-n-uh s] /ˈmyut n əs/
adjective
1.
disposed to, engaged in, or involving revolt against authority.
2.
characterized by mutiny; rebellious.
3.
difficult to control:
mutinous feelings.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; obsolete mutine mutiny (< Middle French mutin; see mutineer) + -ous
Related forms
mutinously, adverb
mutinousness, noun
nonmutinous, adjective
nonmutinously, adverb
nonmutinousness, noun
unmutinous, adjective
unmutinously, adverb
unmutinousness, noun
Synonyms
1. seditious, insurrectionary, revolutionary, insurgent. 2. refractory, insubordinate, riotous, disaffected.
Antonyms
1. patriotic. 2. obedient.
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British Dictionary definitions for mutinousness

mutinous

/ˈmjuːtɪnəs/
adjective
1.
openly rebellious or disobedient a mutinous child
2.
characteristic or indicative of mutiny
Derived Forms
mutinously, adverb
mutinousness, noun
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Word Origin and History for mutinousness

mutinous

adj.

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

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