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NONCOMPLIANT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does noncompliant mean? 

NONCOMPLIANT (noun)
  The noun NONCOMPLIANT has 1 sense:

1. a person who refuses to comply

  Familiarity information: NONCOMPLIANT used as a noun is very rare.


NONCOMPLIANT (adjective)
  The adjective NONCOMPLIANT has 1 sense:

1. boldly resisting authority or an opposing force

  Familiarity information: NONCOMPLIANT used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


NONCOMPLIANT (noun)


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Meaning:

A person who refuses to comply

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

balker; baulker; noncompliant

Hypernyms ("noncompliant" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "noncompliant"):

negativist (someone who refuses to do what is asked or does the opposite of what is asked)


NONCOMPLIANT (adjective)


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Meaning:

Boldly resisting authority or an opposing force

Synonyms:

defiant; noncompliant

Context examples:

brought up to be aggressive and defiant / a defiant attitude

Similar:

insubordinate; resistant; resistive (disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority)

obstreperous (noisily and stubbornly defiant)

recalcitrant (marked by stubborn resistance to authority)

Also:

difficult; unmanageable (difficult to manage or control)

disobedient (not obeying or complying with commands of those in authority)

insubordinate (not submissive to authority)

intractable (not tractable; difficult to manage or mold)

unwilling (not disposed or inclined toward)


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