Today’s Word


  • homebody, denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant.
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Antonyms of OBEDIENT:
disobedient, recusant, perverse, headstrong, wayward, fractious, contrary, recalcitrant, obstinate, self-willed, willful, refractory, froward, wilful, determined, inflexible, opinionated, dogged, intractable, resolute, stubborn, unyielding, firm, insurgent, mutinous, hardheaded, mulish, obdurate, peevish, pigheaded, uncontrollable, unmanageable, wild, balky, defiant, resistant, bad, disorderly, errant, misbehaving, mischievous, naughty, ill-bred, undisciplined, dissident, nonconformist, disrespectful, ill-mannered, impolite, impudent, insolent, rude, contumacious, incompliant, insubordinate, noncompliant, obstreperous, rebel, rebellious, restive, unamenable, ungovernable, unruly, untoward.
Examples of usage:
  1. And, be it not forgotten, there are many obedient whose lines will pass down.
    "The Kempton-Wace Letters", Jack London Anna Strunsky.
  2. Hugh Winston, your most obedient servant.
    "Caribbee", Thomas Hoover.
  3. But the good wife was obedient.
    "Peg Woffington", Charles Reade.