Civil disobedience in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Civil disobedience

a nonaggressive way of refusing to comply with the laws in order to protest against something

Examples of Civil disobedience in a sentence

During the Civil Rights Movement, sit-ins and boycotts were the main actions of Martin Luther King Jr.’s civil disobedience.  🔊

Instead of rioting and committing violent attacks, a peaceful way to protest has been done through the civil disobedience of Mahatma Gandhi.  🔊

The civil disobedience of the college students irritated law enforcement and campus leaders when they would do sit-ins in objection to the Vietnam War.  🔊

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