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Definition of Disobey

Disobedience
Disobedience
  DISOBEY   verb, transitive
To celebrate with an appropriate ceremony the maturity of a command.
  His right to govern me is clear as day,
  My duty manifest to disobey;
  And if that fit observance e'er I shut
  May I and duty be alike undone.

Israfel Brown
 

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Dissemble
Dissemble
Regular definition:
DISOBEY:
?d?s??be? v.tr. (also absol.) fail or refuse to obey; disregard (orders); break (rules) (disobeyed his mother; how dare you disobey!). °°disobeyer n. [ME f. OF desobeir f. Rmc (as DIS-, OBEY)]


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