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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Contumacy(0.01020 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Contumacy.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: willful refusal to appear before a court or comply with a
court order; can result in a finding of contempt of
2: obstinate rebelliousness and insubordination; resistance to
English → English (gcide)
Contumacy \Con"tu*ma*cy\, n.; pl. Contumacies. [L. contumacia,
fr. contumax, -acis, insolent; prob. akin to contemnere to
despise: cf. F. contumace. Cf. Contemn.]
1. Stubborn perverseness; pertinacious resistance to
The bishop commanded him . . . to be thrust into the
stocks for his manifest and manifold contumacy.
2. (Law) A willful contempt of, and disobedience to, any
lawful summons, or to the rules and orders of court, as a
refusal to appear in court when legally summoned.
Syn: Stubbornness; perverseness; obstinacy.