disobedience


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the condition or practice of not obeying

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the trait of being unwilling to obey

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I say nothing of the possible danger if a Woman should ever surreptitiously learn to read and convey to her Sex the result of her perusal of a single popular volume; nor of the possibility that the indiscretion or disobedience of some infant Male might reveal to a Mother the secrets of the logical dialect.
As it was, he had rested in the consideration that disobedience to his orders, however it might have arisen, could not be considered a crime, that in the dominant opinion obedience to his orders was just as likely to be fatal, and that the affair was simply one of etiquette.
They were really hypnotised; had been told that certain things were impossible, and that certain things were not to be done, and these prohibitions were woven into the texture of their minds beyond any possibility of disobedience or dispute.
Wild-eyed itinerant preachers swarmed over the land; and despite the prohibition of the civil authorities, and the persecution for disobedience, the flames of religious frenzy were fanned by countless camp-meetings.
And thus, urged by Eve, Adam too ate of the forbidden fruit, and the man and woman were driven out of the Happy Garden, and the curse fell upon them because of their disobedience.
If I, for his good, deny him some trifling indulgence, he goes to his father, and the latter, in spite of his selfish indolence, will even give himself some trouble to meet the child's desires: if I attempt to curb his will, or look gravely on him for some act of childish disobedience, he knows his other parent will smile and take his part against me.
SENIOR Pastor Nathaniel Oluwasegun Akande of Sanctuary of Praise Ministries, Ojota, Lagos, has attributed disobedience to God as the reason crimes such insurgency, abduction, robbery attacks continue to gain ground.
NASA National Assembly Minority leader John Mbadi yesterday said they will lead Kenyans countrywide in to civil disobedience.
The court said Tapia's insistence on reporting for work at PSU-Binmaley did not amount to disobedience, citing a June 24, 2016 ruling of the Civil Service Commission, which also dismissed the complaint for insubordination filed against him.
Taking the witness stand in the disobedience case against De Lima, Umali maintained that the detained senator 'advised' and 'induced' her former aide Ronnie Dayan not to appear in the congressional hearings in 2016 during the cross examination with the senator's counsel.
Intelligent Disobedience examines such relationships specifically in regard to the questions of when it's appropriate to obey an authority and when it's proper to disobey.
The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of lawyer Michalis Paraskevas who was charged for refusing to pay social insurance contributions as a form of civil disobedience, citing the alleged 'haircut' of the Social Insurance Fund (SIF) in effect robbing people of some AaAaAeA@1/47.
So what better way to ring in 5777 than with Disobedience, a new movie about Jewish lesbians starring Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams (in negotiation), a duo also known as America's favorite Rachels, despite neither one of them being technically American.
ISLAMABAD -- Leader of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Talal Chaudhry on Saturday said that no political leader ever chanted slogans of civil disobedience except Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan.
In "Intelligent Disobedience," he uses the analogy of a guide dog who learns to follow its human leader's signals except when they're unsafe -- for example, when crossing the street may be dangerous.