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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·obe·di·ent /-ənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·o·be·di·ent a.
 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.   --Burke.
    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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not obeying or complying with commands of those in
             authority; "disobedient children" [ant: obedient]
      2: unwilling to submit to authority; "unruly teenagers" [syn: unruly]