Thursday, August 15, 2013

A word for you:

 Pronounced: kon-too-mey-shuhs

 Contumacious is from the  Latin word contumāx (stubborn, obstinate)

Stubbornly perverse or rebellious; willfully and obstinately disobedient.
Or stubbornly resistant to authority; willfully obstinate

"She sat still, looking a little contumacious, and very much indisposed to stir."  
~Charlotte Bronte, Shirley

contrary, pigheaded, factious, refractory,  
headstrong, intractable.

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