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Synonyms for mutinous
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mutinous(adj)

    disposed to or in a state of mutiny

    "the men became mutinous and insubordinate"

    Antonyms:
    loyal, subordinate

  2. mutinous(adj)

    consisting of or characterized by or inciting to mutiny

    "mutinous acts"; "mutinous thoughts"; "a mutinous speech"

    Antonyms:
    subordinate, loyal

Wiktionary

  1. mutinous(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    rebellious, insubordinate

  2. mutinous(adjective)

    Likely to commit mutiny.

    Synonyms:
    rebellious, insubordinate

  3. mutinous(adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or constituting mutiny.

    Synonyms:
    insubordinate, rebellious

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mutinous

    Rebellious signifies being in a state of rebellion (see REBELLION under REVOLUTION), and is even extended to inanimate things that resist control or adaptation to human use. Ungovernable applies to that which successfully defies authority and power; unmanageable to that which resists the utmost exercise of skill or of skill and power combined; rebellious, to that which is defiant of authority, whether successfully or unsuccessfully; seditious, to that which partakes of or tends to excite a rebellious spirit, seditious suggesting more of covert plan, scheming, or conspiracy, rebellious more of overt act or open violence. While the unmanageable or ungovernable defies control, the rebellious or seditious may be forced to submission; as, the man has an ungovernable temper; the horses became unmanageable; he tamed his rebellious spirit. Insubordinate applies to the disposition to resist and resent control as such; mutinous, to open defiance of authority, especially in the army, navy, or merchant marine. A contumacious act or spirit is contemptuous as well as defiant. Compare OBSTINATE; REVOLUTION.

    Synonyms:
    contumacious, disobedient, insubordinate, intractable, rebellious, refractory, seditious, uncontrollable, ungovernable, unmanageable

    Antonyms:
    compliant, controllable, deferential, docile, dutiful, gentle, manageable, obedient, submissive, subservient, tractable, yielding

    Preposition:
    Rebellious to or against lawful authority.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mutinous

    Synonyms:
    turbulent, seditious, insurgent, riotous, tumultuous, unruly, refractory, insurrectionary

    Antonyms:
    obedient, loyal, submissive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mutinous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    turbulent, contumacious, seditious, insurrectionary, refractory, unruly, insubordinate, riotous, insurgent, rebellious

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mutinous(a)

    Synonyms:
    rebellious, insubordinate, seditious, insurgent, insurrectionary

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    rebel, rebels

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How to use mutinous in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Rickaby:

    A great preservative against angry and mutinous thoughts, and all impatience and quarreling, is to have some great business and interest in your mind, which, like a sponge shall suck up your attention and keep you from brooding over what displeases you.


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