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English definition of “unruly”

unruly

adjective     /ʌnˈruː.li/
Unruly people are difficult to control and often do not obey rules : an unruly class of adolescents UncontrolledDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantBad and wrong behaviourHair Unruly hair is difficult to keep tidy , often sticking up or out: an unruly mop of black hair UncontrolledDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantBad and wrong behaviourDirty and untidy unruliness     /-nəs/ noun [U] UncontrolledDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantBad and wrong behaviour
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