act of defiance


act of defiance
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  • defiance — n. resistance 1) to glare in defiance 2) defiance towards (defiance towards all authority) 3) in defiance of (to act in defiance of one s parents) * * * [dɪ faɪəns] [ resistance ] to glare in defiance in defiance of (to act in defiance of one s… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • defiance — de|fi|ance [dıˈfaıəns] n [U] behaviour that shows you refuse to do what someone tells you to do, especially because you do not respect them →↑defy act/gesture of defiance ▪ Running away was an act of defiance against his parents. in defiance (of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • defiance — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ blatant, direct, open ▪ blatant defiance of the rules PREPOSITION ▪ in defiance (of) …   Collocations dictionary

  • defiance — /dəˈfaɪəns / (say duh fuyuhns) noun 1. a daring or bold resistance to authority or to any opposing force. 2. open disregard: in defiance of criticism. 3. a challenge to meet in combat or contest. –phrase 4. act of defiance, an action which is… …   Australian English dictionary

  • act — /ækt / (say akt) noun 1. anything done or performed; a doing; deed. 2. the process of doing: caught in the act. 3. (often upper case) a decree, edict, law, statute, judgement, resolve, or award, especially a decree passed by a legislature: an act …   Australian English dictionary

  • Defiance — De*fi ance, n. [OF. defiance, desfiance, challenge, fr. desfier to challenge, F. d[ e]fier. See {Defy}.] 1. The act of defying, putting in opposition, or provoking to combat; a challenge; a provocation; a summons to combat. [1913 Webster] A war… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Defiance (Lahannya album) — Defiance Studio album by Lahannya Released October 2009 Genre Industrial metal Label …   Wikipedia

  • defiance — [dē fī′əns, difī əns] n. [ME defiaunce < OFr defiance < defier, DEFY] 1. the act of defying; open, bold resistance to authority or opposition 2. a challenge in defiance of 1. defying 2. in spite of …   English World dictionary

  • defiance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Challenge to fight Nouns defiance, dare, challenge, threat; provocation; war cry, war whoop; rebellion (see disobedience); insolence; contempt, disdain; audacity, daring; fighting words, gauntlet; chip… …   English dictionary for students

  • ACT on Campus — Infobox Political Youth Organization name english = ACT on Campus President = Mike Bridge colorcode = foundation = headquarters = ideology = Classical Liberal Libertarian international = regional1 type = regional1 name = student = secretary =… …   Wikipedia

  • defiance — noun Date: 15th century 1. the act or an instance of defying ; challenge 2. disposition to resist ; willingness to contend or fight …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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