Definition Of uncontumacious

(especially of a defendant's behavior) stubbornly or willfully disobedient to authority.

I have found him to be in wilful and contumacious breach of the injunction on him, which I am quite certain he knew perfectly well he had to obey in every respect.

Example Of uncontumacious

  • He was practical and level-headed, and the things he saw in this new world contumaciously defied everything he had been taught to believe in.

  • I have found him to be in wilful and contumacious breach of the injunction on him, which I am quite certain he knew perfectly well he had to obey in every respect.

  • Parliament was intending to impose a penalty on a contumacious employer who decides he is not going to give the employee the required statement.

  • The current law in Ontario is that, in order to be ordered to pay costs personally, a solicitor, acting in bad faith, must be guilty of outrageous conduct that is contumacious and so egregious as to engage the contempt powers of the court.

  • The document addresses the public scandal of politicians who persistently and contumaciously oppose the church's teaching without any appropriate response from their pastors.


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