Contumacious in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Contumacious

rebellious against laws or those in authority

Examples of Contumacious in a sentence

Because the contumacious student refused to obey the principal’s instructions, he was suspended from school.  🔊

The judge was quick to have contumacious defendants removed from his courtroom.  🔊

When the soldier behaved in a contumacious manner towards his commanding officer, he was court martialed and dismissed from the military.  🔊

The contumacious football player was kicked off the team for not following the coach’s orders.  🔊

After Jason talked to his therapist, he realized he exhibited contumacious behavior towards authority figures because of his abusive childhood.  🔊

The photographer refused to work with contumacious models who would not follow instructions.  🔊

When the contumacious witness refused to answer the lawyer’s questions, she was charged with contempt of court.  🔊

Since the contumacious prisoner will not obey the guards, he has been placed in solitary confinement.  🔊

Jake’s contumacious personality makes it hard for him to get along with his supervisor at work.  🔊

Because my daughter refused to change her contumacious attitude about doing her schoolwork, she lost her mobile phone privileges.  🔊

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