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.
``Alas!'' replied Prince John, with a deep sigh of affected sympathy, ``since your son was a follower of my unhappy brother, it need not be enquired where or from whom he learned the lesson of filial disobedience.''
Choice is taken from them, and conscience is either killed, or, if it lives at all, lives but to give rebellion its fascination and disobedience its charm.
For no other purpose but to see Alan would he have entered a billiard-room; but he had desired to palliate the fact of his disobedience, and now it appeared that he frequented these disreputable haunts upon his own account.
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.
Civil disobedience involves intentional violation of the law to protest a wrong or injustice the protesters believe is sufficiently serious to morally justify that violation.
Protest leaders have suspended their massive civil disobedience after three days of starting a political strike that demanded handing over power to a civilian government.
The protesters hope that their strike and campaign of civil disobedience will force the military to hand over power to civilians.
Since several days activists have stepped up a campaign on the social media to mobilize all the vital institutions of the country to take part in the disobedience amid a wide response from citizens.
Summary: Khartoum [Sudan], Jun 9 (ANI): In the aftermath of a bloody military crackdown that left at least 113 people dead in Khartoum, Sudan's pro-military movement has called for a nationwide 'civil disobedience' movement to demand civilian rule in the country.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Sudanese police fired tear gas at protesters taking part in a "civil disobedience" campaign, called in the wake of a deadly crackdown on demonstrators, that began on Sunday.