Definition of rebelliousness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//rɪˈbeljəsnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈbeljəsnəs//
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  1. 1the quality of being unwilling to obey rules or accept normal standards of behaviour, dress, etc. teenage rebelliousness
  2. 2the quality of being opposed to the government of a country or to those in authority within an organization His growing rebelliousness got him transferred in 1950 to a labour camp.