INSUBORDINATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INSUBORDINATION
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insubordination
 n.  disobedience; resistance to lawful authority
Classic Sentence:
1  As night approached, it proving impossible to quell her insubordination by rebuke or threats of punishment, Master Brackett, the jailer, thought fit to introduce a physician.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
2  He is despotic, and unmerciful to insubordination; he would shoot a fellow down with as little remorse as he would shoot a buck, if he opposed him.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
Example Sentence:
1  His insubordination is nothing but a vicious desire to make trouble.