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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “defiant”

defiant

adjective
 
 
/dɪˈfaɪ.ənt/
proudly refusing to obey authority
对抗的,违抗的;挑衅的
a defiant attitude/gesture
挑衅的态度/姿态
The protesters blocking the entrance to the offices remained defiant this morning.
堵在办公室入口的抗议者今天早晨态度依然强硬。
DisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantBad and wrong behaviourOpposing and against
not willing to accept criticism or disapproval
不接受批评的;不接受不同意见的
The Prime Minister was in defiant mood in the House of Commons.
首相在下议院听不进不同意见。
Opposing and against
defiantly
 
 
/dɪˈfaɪ.ənt.li/ adverb
A group of prisoners stood on the roof, defiantly waving banners and throwing stones.
一群囚犯站在屋顶上挥舞旗帜并投掷石块进行对抗。
Opposing and againstDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantBad and wrong behaviour
(Definition of defiant from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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