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Definition of "rebelliousness" [rebelliousness]

  • The state of being rebellious. (noun)

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Use "rebelliousness" in a sentence
  • "Part of the change has to do with the recognition that much of what was thought of as laziness or rebelliousness is actually a cry for help from a kid with a learning disability or a mental illness."
  • "Comfortable with technology, and characterized by rebelliousness, fearlessness and risk-taking, these young people have the frame of mind required for the next stage of Egypt's revolution."
  • ""'Eccentric' is the wrong word, but Deitch Projects is not your standard contemporary gallery," said Bruce Altshuler, the director of the museum studies program at N.Y.U. "It is very focused on younger artists, generally working in less standard forms, with a kind of rebelliousness, at least in appearance.""