defiance(redirected from defiances)
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defiancenoun affront, challenge, contumacy, dare, disobedience, disregard, disregard of orders, gage, impudency, insolence, insubmission, insubordination, insurgence, insurgency, insurrection, invitation to combat, mutiny, noncompliance, noncooperation, opposition, rebellion, rebelliousness, recalcitrance, recalcitration, recusancy, resistance, revolt, sedition, strike, stubbornness, unruliness, uprising
Associated concepts: in defiance of the law
See also: conflict, contradiction, disrespect, impugnation, infraction, insurrection, mutiny, negation, noncompliance, nonconformity, nonobservance, protest, provocation, rebellion, refusal, resistance, revolt, sedition, spite