Definition of rebelliousness in US English:



  • See rebellious

    • ‘There's a difference between rebelliousness and independence.’
    • ‘The works also reveal the cultural influences of the artist, who spent his youth listening to punk music that celebrates rebelliousness, an aspect that also appears frequently in his characters.’
    • ‘The rebelliousness of teenagers in the 1950s and 60s happened against a formidable structure of convinced, if largely unexamined, certainties.’
    • ‘So, this big stage that we were put on under this bright spotlight was the only place I had to play out the rebelliousness that I think everybody goes through at some point to one degree or another.’
    • ‘I thought he was very truthful and very funny, and I was drawn to his rebelliousness, the irreverence.’