Contemptuous of authority; willfully disobedient; rebellious. (adjective)
Willfully disobedient to the summons or orders of a court. (adjective)
Examples of word contumacious
Simply put, like whoever posted the diatribe "Traitors to Democracy, Traitors to America, Enemies of Democracy," you show your kinship to the Jacobins of the French Revolution; desirousness of murdering, oops, I should say liberating with extreme prejudice those who are "contumacious" of your socialist/fascist agenda.
She sighed especially over "contumacious"; it was so beautifully long.
She was in the act of fixing up "contumacious," and making it a little more un-English if possible, when the poke awoke her to her surroundings.
[FN#67] MÃ¡rid (lit. "contumacious" from the Heb. root Marad to rebel, whence "Nimrod" in late Semitic) is one of the tribes of the Jinn, generally but not always hostile to man.
I believe she was pronounced 'contumacious' by the