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DISOBEDIENCE. The want of submission to the orders of a superior.
     2. In the army, disobedience is a misdemeanor.
     3. For disobedience to parents, children may be punished; and apprentices may be imprisoned for disobedience to the lawful commands of their master. Vide Correction.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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But she later admitted that she killed the child because she was overwhelmed with work and was frustrated with how disobedient her daughter had become after visiting her grandparents in China.
Deputies said Devbir had asked his parents to help him "counsel and discipline" his wife for being disobedient after which his parents flew to their Riverview home outside Tampa. Police said the  abuse had been going on for "an extended period of time."
SARGODHA -- Enquiry against former president All Punjab Clerks Association (APCA) over corruption charges, inefficiency and disobedient behavior with the seniors.
It warns kids of a horned beast who abducts disobedient children and takes their souls.
One of the strongest characters in this book is "disobedient", the name given to an African man captured into slavery, who has refused to accept his fate.
The son of a college president; the great-grandson of a slave; graduate of a Quaker prep school in Pennsylvania; Atlanta student leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the civilly disobedient shock troops of the civil rights movement, starting in its first year, 1960; college drop-out (he went back to Morehouse College years later and completed his degree); Georgia state representative and senator; chair of the NAACP and leader of its heroic efforts in behalf of black voters at a time when, as readers well know, it has been, and continues to be, rolled back by the political descendants of the white supremacists who disenfranchised them in the first place.
They confronted the father who confessed that he had beaten up his son because he was disobedient. The father claimed that the son was not studying and so he beat him up, but did not mean to kill him.
Listening to Stick to Your Guns' recent album, "Disobedient,'' it's easy to see how someone can get swept up in the band's music: The opening track, "It Starts With Me,'' is a positive call to action for taking responsibility for making the world better.
Kidlington, United Kingdom, January 31, 2015 --(PR.com)-- As specialists in industrial adhesives with long lifetime performance criteria Intertronics are delighted that their relationship with British artist Carrie Reichardt is now demonstrating exactly that principle at the V&A Disobedient Objects Exhibition which is open until 1st February 2015.
They don't share their old man's sadistic tendencies, however, so it'll just be me tuning in to the Gunners against Dortmund, watching with tears rolling down my cheeks as class clown Per Mertesacker and his equally disobedient pals try to give the impression they've done their homework on the German attack.
3 You must be the dominant dog - treating a pug like a princess can make it disobedient and unhappy.
Chopper has been described as lazy, cranky and disobedient like a teenager on wheels, the Daily Star reported.