Disobedience to Dispart

(Dis`o*be"di*ence) n. Neglect or refusal to obey; violation of a command or prohibition.

He is undutiful to him other actions, and lives in open disobedience.

(Dis`o*be"di*en*cy) n. Disobedience.

(Dis`o*be"di*ent) a. [Pref. dis- + obedient. See Disobey, Obedient.]

1. Neglecting or refusing to obey; omitting to do what is commanded, or doing what is prohibited; refractory; not observant of duty or rules prescribed by authority; — applied to persons and acts.

This disobedient spirit in the colonies.

Disobedient unto the word of the Lord.
1 Kings xiii. 26.

2. Not yielding.

Medicines used unnecessarily contribute to shorten life, by sooner rendering peculiar parts of the system disobedient to stimuli.
E. Darwin.

(Dis`o*be"di*ent*ly), adv. In a disobedient manner.

(Dis`o*bei"sance) n. [F. désobéissance.] Disobedience. [Obs.] E. Hall.

(Dis`o*bei"sant) a. [F. désobéissant.] Disobedient. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Dis`o*bey") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disobeyed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Disobeying.] [F. désobéir; pref. dés- (L. dis-) + obéir. See Obey, and cf. Disobedient.] Not to obey; to neglect or refuse to obey (a superior or his commands, the laws, etc.); to transgress the commands of (one in authority); to violate, as an order; as, refractory children disobey their parents; men disobey their Maker and the laws.

Not to disobey her lord's behest.

(Dis`o*bey"), v. i. To refuse or neglect to obey; to violate commands; to be disobedient.

He durst not know how to disobey.
Sir P. Sidney.

(Dis`o*bey"er) n. One who disobeys.

(Dis*ob`li*ga"tion) n.

1. The act of disobliging.

2. A disobliging act; an offense. [Obs.] Clarendon.

3. Release from obligation. Jer. Taylor.

(Dis*ob"li*ga*to*ry) a. Releasing from obligation. "Disobligatory power." Charles I.

(Dis`o*blige") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disobliged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Disobliging.] [Pref. dis- + oblige: cf. F. désobliger.]

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