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Definition of mutiny:

  1. Insurrection against constituted authority, particularly military or naval authority; concerted revolt against the rules of discipline or the lawful commands of a superior officer; hence, generally, forcible resistance to rightful authority; insubordination.
  2. To fall into strife; to quarrel.
  3. To rise against, or refuse to obey, lawful authority in military or naval service; to excite, or to be guilty of, mutiny or mutinous conduct; to revolt against one's superior officer, or any rightful authority.
  4. Violent commotion; tumult; strife.


disorder, confusion, insurgency, riot, insurgence, tumult, disintegration, resistance, lawlessness, anarchy, resist.

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