Definition of rebellious:
insurrectionary, malcontent, disloyal, individualistic, insubordinate, dissident, discontent, bellicose, restless, treasonable, restive, lawless, overwhelmed, yielding, warring, docile, disaffected, uncontrollable, rebel, dutiful, iconoclastic, rebelling, riotous, unyielding, fractious, resist, pugnacious, radical, scornful, ill-affected, peaceful, tractable, contemptuous, quarrelsome, refractory, discontented, beaten, contumacious.
- defiant (part of speech: adjective)
- revolutionary (part of speech: adjective)
disobedient (part of speech: adjective)
- out of control,
The hat was found, and the two serious gentlemen set off together across the lawn; from that point, to within a few yards of the lodge, the lawyer entertained the minister with such an account of Helen's attack upon him, as convinced the latter, that it would be quite necessary, in his parental character, to exercise such a degree of authority as might speedily bring the rebellious young lady to reason.- "The Vicar of Wrexhill", Mrs [Frances] Trollope.
- "O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921", Various.
- "The American Empire", Scott Nearing.