Disobedience


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Wikipedia.
Related to Disobedience: civil disobedience

Disobedience

Disorder (See CONFUSION.)
Achan
defies God’s ban on taking booty. [O.T.: Joshua 7:1]
Adam and Eve
eat forbidden fruit of Tree of Knowledge. [O.T.: Genesis 3:1–7; Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
Antigone
despite Creon’s order, she buries Polynices. [Gk. Lit.: Antigone]
Bartleby
copyist in Wall Street office; refuses to do anything but copy documents. [Am. Lit.: “Bartleby the Scrivener”]
Brunhild
disobeys father’s order to let Siegmund die. [Ger. Opera: Wagner, Valkyrie, Westerman, 237]
Saul
contravening God, takes spoils from conquered Amalekites. [O.T.: I Samuel 15:17–19]
Vashti, Queen
loses queenship for not submitting to king’s demands. [O.T.: Esther 1:10–22]
References in periodicals archive ?
Civil disobedience has always to be distinguished from a broader resistance to the established order.
"The civil disobedience which impressively succeeded is a remarkable sign within a path that will continue until the power is handed to civilians based on the declaration of freedom and change that we agreed on," the DFCF tweeted on Tuesday.
The SPA posted photos of what it said was an empty Khartoum International Airport, adding that airport workers and pilots are taking part in the civil disobedience.
On Saturday, the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA), which spearheads the protests, sent thousands of text messages explaining guidelines for escalating peaceful confrontation through disobedience.
In its statement released on Saturday, the SPA called upon "the workers in all institutions and facilities, in the public and private sectors, to engage and strictly adhere to the tools of civil disobedience and the general political strike."
"The civil disobedience movement will begin Sunday and end only when a civilian government announces itself in power on state television," the SPA said in a statement earlier, adding, "Disobedience is a peaceful act capable of bringing to its knees the most powerful weapons arsenal in the world."
Nominations are open for the third annual MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award to recognize individuals and groups who engage in responsible, ethical disobedience aimed at challenging norms, rules, or laws that sustain societys injustices.
Ronnie Dayan was supposed to take the witness stand to testify against the senator regarding her disobedience to summons case.
Summary: As it happens, there is a more precise alternative to resistance that is rarely mentioned nowadays: civil disobedience.
First, there is a widespread misunderstanding of what civil disobedience actually entails.
Grounded in advocacy with a rowdy, accessible spirit, "Physical Disobedience: An Unruly Guide to Health and Stamina for the Modern Feminist" by self-proclaimed 'diet abolitionist' Sarah Hays Coomer asserts that denigrating our bodies is, in practice, an act of submission to inequality.
Leila de Lima is set to testify in the disobedience case filed against her by House leaders before a Quezon City court.