1. Exhibiting contumacy; contemning authority; obstinate; perverse; stubborn; disobedient.
There is another very, efficacious method for subduing the most obstinate, contumacious sinner. --Hammond.
2. Law Willfully disobedient to the summons or orders of a court.
Syn: -- Stubborn; obstinate; obdurate; disobedient; perverse; unyielding; headstrong.
-- Con*tu*ma*cious*ly, adv. -- Con*tu*ma*cious*ness, n.
adv : in a rebellious manner; "he rejected her words rebelliously"
[syn: rebelliously, defiantly]