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Definition of "insubordination" []

  • The quality of being insubordinate; disobedience to lawful authority. (noun)

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Use "insubordination" in a sentence
  • "Because of what he calls insubordination in the legal department, Mr. Dudley now uses outside counsel for many legal issues."
  • "Commissioners cited sexual harassment cases in the police department, several police chases that led to the deaths of bystanders and what they call insubordination on Turner's part."
  • "The dismissal yesterday of the executive director of the Board of Elections for alleged "insubordination" is not likely to speed the voting process next week."