Definition of rebelliousness:
And though the desperateness of this passion, though the rebelliousness and aimless wildness which streamed to him not only from the character of his pupil but also from that pupilâ„¢ s first attempts at composition, gave him cause for anxiety, yet he hoped always to soothe the boy by pointing to the high and serene models and masters of his art.- "The Goose Man", Jacob Wassermann.
Townshend was one of those junior government officials who, during the French and Indian War, had discovered the economic richness and maturity of the colonies and their constitutional rebelliousness.- "The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783", Virginia State Dept. of Education.
Truly it may plainly point out to you the desperate wickedness of the heart, the stubbornness and rebelliousness of our disposition, and if once we could persuade you of this we had gained a great point which few do seriously consider, and so do not abhor themselves.- "The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning", Hugh Binning.