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defiant

adjective
 
 
/dɪˈfaɪ.ənt/
proudly refusing to obey authority
對抗的,違抗的;挑釁的
a defiant attitude/gesture
挑釁的態度/姿態
The protesters blocking the entrance to the offices remained defiant this morning.
堵在辦公室入口的抗議者今天早晨態度依然強硬。
DisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantBad and wrong behaviourOpposing and against
not willing to accept criticism or disapproval
不接受批評的;不接受不同意見的
The Prime Minister was in defiant mood in the House of Commons.
首相在下議院聽不進不同的意見。
Opposing and against
defiantly
 
 
/dɪˈfaɪ.ənt.li/ adverb
A group of prisoners stood on the roof, defiantly waving banners and throwing stones.
一群囚犯站在屋頂上,揮舞旗幟並投擲石塊進行對抗。
Opposing and againstDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantBad and wrong behaviour
(Definition of defiant from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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