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Noun, Verb (usu participle)


Mutinyn. [From mutine to mutiny, fr. F. se mutiner, fr. F. mutin stubborn, mutinous, fr. OF. meute riot, LL. movita, fr. movitus, for L. motus, p. p. of movere to move. See Move.].
  •  Insurrection against constituted authority, particularly military or naval authority; concerted revolt against the rules of discipline or the lawful commands of a superior officer; hence, generally, forcible resistance to rightful authority; insubordination.  [1913 Webster]
    "In every mutiny against the discipline of the college, he was the ringleader."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Violent commotion; tumult; strife.  [1913 Webster]
    "To raise a mutiny betwixt yourselves."  [1913 Webster]
Mutiny act (Law), an English statute reënacted annually to punish mutiny and desertion. Wharton.
Syn. -- See Insurrection.
Mutinyv. i. 
  •  To rise against, or refuse to obey, lawful authority in military or naval service; to excite, or to be guilty of, mutiny or mutinous conduct; to revolt against one's superior officer, or any rightful authority.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To fall into strife; to quarrel.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]


Mutiny, n. & v.
--n. (pl. -ies) an open revolt against constituted authority, esp. by soldiers or sailors against their officers.
--v.intr. (-ies, -ied) (often foll. by against) revolt; engage in mutiny.

obs. mutine (as MUTINOUS)



arise, civil disorder, disobedience, disobey, emeute, general uprising, indiscipline, insubordination, insurge, insurgence, insurgency, insurrect, insurrection, interregnum, irresponsibility, jacquerie, lawlessness, levee en masse, license, licentiousness, mount the barricades, mutineer, outbreak, overthrow, peasant revolt, power vacuum, putsch, rampant will, rebel, rebellion, reluct, reluctate, revolt, revolute, revolution, revolutionize, riot, rise, rise against, rise up, rising, run riot, strike, subversion, subversiveness, subvert, unaccountability, uncontrol, unrestraint, uprising, willfulness




N disobedience, insubordination, contumacy, infraction, infringement, violation, noncompliance, nonobservance, revolt, rebellion, mutiny, outbreak, rising, uprising, insurrection, emeute, riot, tumult, strike, barring out, defiance, mutinousness, mutineering, sedition, treason, high treason, petty treason, misprision of treason, premunire, lese majeste, violation of law, defection, secession, insurgent, mutineer, rebel, revolter, revolutionary, rioter, traitor, quisling, carbonaro, sansculottes, red republican, bonnet rouge, communist, Fenian, frondeur, seceder, secessionist, runagate, renegade, brawler, anarchist, demagogue, Spartacus, Masaniello, Wat Tyler, Jack Cade, ringleader, disobedient, uncomplying, uncompliant, unsubmissive, unruly, ungovernable, breachy, insubordinate, impatient of control, incorrigible, restiff, restive, refractory, contumacious, recusant, recalcitrant, resisting, lawless, mutinous, seditions, insurgent, riotous, unobeyed, unbidden, seditiosissimus quisque ignavus, unthread the rude eye of rebellion.

VB disobey, violate, infringe, shirk, set at defiance, set authority at naught, run riot, fly in the face of, take the law into one's own hands, kick over the traces, turn restive, run restive, champ the bit, strike, rise, rise in arms, secede, mutiny, rebel.

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