Antonyms of adj compliant

1 sense of compliant

Sense 1
compliant (vs. defiant) -- (disposed or willing to comply; "children compliant with the parental will")

defiant (vs. compliant), noncompliant -- (boldly resisting authority or an opposing force; "brought up to be aggressive and defiant"; "a defiant attitude")
        => insubordinate, resistant, resistive -- (disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority)
        => obstreperous -- (noisily and stubbornly defiant; "obstreperous boys")
        => recalcitrant -- (marked by stubborn resistance to authority; "the University suspended the most recalcitrant demonstrators")

Similarity of adj compliant

1 sense of compliant

Sense 1
compliant (vs. defiant) -- (disposed or willing to comply; "children compliant with the parental will")
       => amenable, conformable -- (disposed or willing to comply; "someone amenable to persuasion")
       => lamblike -- (like a lamb in meekness and gentleness)
       => nonresistant -- (offering no resistance)
          Also See-> manageable#1; obedient#1; tractable#1, manipulable#1; willing#1

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