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Synonyms for insubordinate

Synonyms for insubordinate

refusing or failing to obey

Synonyms for insubordinate

not submissive to authority

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disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority

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No month, and even no week, is to be set aside for the public recognition of poetry--poetry is to be ours every minute of every night and day, all the year round, insubordinately, insatiably, in secret.
Diocesan priests who spoke critically (in any language) or acted insubordinately were quick to experience the Bishop's wrath, and when he perceived that a religious order operating within his diocese was not fully cooperative with his direction of the diocese he was unrelenting in his attempts to remove them.
These include being external to the law (The Fugitive), or marginally connected to it as a pr-ivate investigator (Humphrey Bogart as Philip Marlowe), or within the institution but still insubordinately individualistic (everything from Dirty Harry to Beverley Hills Cop), or inside but actively opposing a surrounding corruption (Serpico, Brubaker).
The facts will show that Meyer was terminated for insubordinately refusing to cooperate with Health Management's efforts to comply with its legal obligations under a government subpoena.