defiance
I noun affront, challenge, contumacy, dare, daring, disobedience, disregard, disregard of orders, gage, impudence, impudency, insolence, insubmission, insubordination, insurgence, insurgency, insurrection, invitation to combat, mutiny, noncompliance, noncooperation, opposition, oppugnation, provocatio, rebellion, rebelliousness, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, recalcitration, recusancy, resistance, revolt, revolution, sedition, strike, stubbornness, unruliness, uprising associated concepts: in defiance of the law II index conflict, contradiction, disrespect, impugnation, infraction, insurrection, mutiny, negation, noncompliance (nonobservance), nonconformity, protest, provocation, rebellion, rebuff, refusal, resistance, revolt, sedition, spite

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  • défiance — [ defjɑ̃s ] n. f. • XVIe; « défi » 1170; de se défier ♦ Sentiment d une personne qui craint d être trompée. ⇒ crainte, doute, méfiance, suspicion. Accueillir une nouvelle avec défiance. ⇒ circonspection, réserve, scepticisme. Inspirer, éveiller… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Defiance — may refer to: Contents 1 Film and theatre 2 Games 3 Literature 4 …   Wikipedia

  • Defiance — (engl. für ‚Herausforderung‘ oder ‚Trotz‘), steht für: den Originaltitel des Films Die Schläger von Brooklyn von John Flynn den Originaltitel des Films Defiance – Für meine Brüder, die niemals aufgaben von Edward Zwick das Videospiel Legacy of… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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

  • défiance — DÉFIANCE. s. f. Soupçon, crainte d être trompé. Être dans la défiance. Entrer en défiance. Avoir de la défiance. Concevoir de la défiance. f♛/b] On dit proverbialement, que La défiance est mère de sûreté, pour dire, que Pour ne pas être trompé,… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Defiance (EP) — Defiance EP by Defiance Released 1994 (1994 …   Wikipedia

  • Defiance — Defiance, OH U.S. city in Ohio Population (2000): 16465 Housing Units (2000): 7061 Land area (2000): 10.538139 sq. miles (27.293653 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.488358 sq. miles (1.264841 sq. km) Total area (2000): 11.026497 sq. miles (28.558494… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Defiance — Título Resistencia Ficha técnica Dirección Edward Zwick Guion Edward Zwick Clay Frohman Libro: Nechama Tec Mús …   Wikipedia Español

  • Defiance, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 346 Housing Units (2000): 131 Land area (2000): 0.398193 sq. miles (1.031314 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.398193 sq. miles (1.031314 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Defiance, OH — U.S. city in Ohio Population (2000): 16465 Housing Units (2000): 7061 Land area (2000): 10.538139 sq. miles (27.293653 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.488358 sq. miles (1.264841 sq. km) Total area (2000): 11.026497 sq. miles (28.558494 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 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

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