unsubmissiveness

See: contempt
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The new consciousness, which I term the "third consciousness," comes into being in their minds after they have been exposed to the experiences as follow: their resentment against society, their unbelief in religion, their unsubmissiveness to their parents' repression, their challenge to law, and the gradual formation of their existentialist ideology.
As a perennial echo of the uprisings that broke the Chinese empire, resistance against French colonization gives life to a legend of unsubmissiveness that fed the anti-imperialist rallying cry and contributed to the formation of the modern Vietnamese national movement.