Rebelliousness
Rebellious Re*bel"lious (r[-e]*b[e^]l"y[u^]s), a. Engaged in rebellion; disposed to rebel; of the nature of rebels or of rebellion; resisting government or lawful authority by force. ``Thy rebellious crew.'' ``Proud rebellious arms.'' --Milton. -- {Re*bel"lious*ly}, adv. -- {Re*bel"lious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • rebelliousness — re·bel·lious·ness …   English syllables

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