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



BrE BrE//ˌɪnsəˌbɔːdɪˈneɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪnsəˌbɔːrdɪˈneɪʃn//
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the refusal to obey orders or show respect for somebody who has a higher rank synonym disobedience Two officers were reported for insubordination.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: insubordination