Mutinousness
Mutinous Mu"ti*nous, a. [See {Mutiny}.] Disposed to mutiny; in a state of mutiny; characterized by mutiny; seditious; insubordinate. [1913 Webster]

The city was becoming mutinous. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] -- {Mu"ti*nous*ly}, adv. -- {Mu"ti*nous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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