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rebellious

adjective
 
 
/rɪˈbel.i.əs/
If a group of people are rebellious, they oppose the ideas of the people in authority and plan to change the system, often using force
(常使用武力)反叛的,造反的,反抗的
rebellious groups of southern tribespeople
南方部落中的反叛群体
Taking action against people in power
If someone is rebellious, they are difficult to control and do not behave in the way they are expected to
桀骜不驯的;难以控制的;难对付的
Her teachers regard her as a rebellious, trouble-making girl.
老师们认为她是一个不服管教、惹是生非的女孩子。
UncontrolledDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantBad and wrong behaviour
rebelliously
 
 
/rɪˈbel.i.ə.sli/ adverb
Taking action against people in power
rebelliousness
 
 
/rɪˈbel.i.ə.snəs/ noun [U]
Taking action against people in power
(Definition of rebellious from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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