Translation of rebellious in Spanish:


rebelde, adj.

Pronunciation /rɪˈbɛljəs//rəˈbɛljəs/


  • 1

    (troops/province) rebelde
    (troops/province) insurrecto
    • His own ancestor had put down one of the rebellious leaders.
    • Thus, criticising young people and negatively stereotyping them as rebellious, met with strong aversion from the youth and children alike.
    • Although Hannibal's army consisted of men of various races, they were never rebellious because they feared their leader.
    • The more they criticised me, the more resistant and rebellious I became.
    • Leaders fear that setting strict limits will either cause rebellious behavior or make them unpopular.
    • The state's authorities also felt that the rebellious people of Konigsberg probably deserved the treatment they got from the soldiers.
    • At the same time, the province of Songkhla, which had been rebellious since 1678, was placed under French control.
    • There is no denying the fact that the military operation in the rebellious republic is looked upon by Russian society as a virtual reality, as someone else's war, a horror movie that no one wants to watch.
    • Second, mass incarceration serves to keep under near total control rebellious and potentially insurrectionary populations.
    • The longstanding and canny leader of this rebellious crew is set to step down this summer.
    • He launched the second invasion to retake by force the rebellious republic.
    • In a sense I agree that it may be too late to keep the rebellious province in the north within the republic.
    • The underlying assumption that an actively rebellious people has been waiting for leadership, or working to organize itself, has also been wrong.
    • It's an examination of early childhood dynamics and a rebellious attack on authority.
    • Russia has been trying to pull the small, rebellious mountain republic back into its fold since the crumbling of the Soviet Union.
    • His position is akin to that of the rebellious dissenters of the seventeenth century.
    • Draw an easy contrast between a rebellious son and a docile one.
    • For much of the latter half of the 20th century, starting in the rebellious 1960s, the established order was suspect.
    • Other cartoons express a fear of collusion between British authorities, the rebellious Irish, and the Catholic Church.
    • His son was only nine years old, and so England, defeated on the Continent, was ruled by a regency - one controlled by those very same rebellious barons.
  • 2

    (senator) rebelde
    (sentiment/speech) de rebeldía
    • There will always be rebellious elements, challenging authority, pushing it as far as it can be pushed.
    • And if you file this under, I don't know, rebellious against authority or something, well, it is, yes.
    • I am reinforced in this finding by the evidence of the plaintiff's rebellious attitude towards school attendance and by his resistance to parental authority.
    • They are indications of a slightly rebellious streak.
    • This model is rebellious and fearful of authority as a vehicle of control.
    • Maintaining that they had at least struggled to suppress their own rebellious desires, they would not countenance their daughter's refusal to do the same.
    • Ask just about anyone and you'll soon find out that he is not your typical teenager with an unmistakable rebellious streak.
    • Betty's punctiliousness and house-cleanliness drive Peter mad; in turn, his strong rebellious streak and disobeying of her house orders get under her skin.
    • He has a stubborn streak and definite strains of a rebellious nature, partly cultivated by his circumstances, which give him an appetite for dispute.
    • In my experience this taps into children's thirst for moral absolutes, for a cause to believe in and fight for - even into their rebellious streak.
    • Maybe he gets his rebellious streak from his mother, who stood up to her whole family.
    • He couldn't boast of a youthful zest nor could he of a rebellious streak of fashion consciousness.
    • In a world seen by many as being dictated by US foreign policy, there is plenty to be angry about; to protest against; and to be rebellious over.
    • She had played along as a child to keep both Meredith and her father happy, but as she grew up she had discovered her rebellious streak and the courage to make her own decisions.
    • Similarly, representations of the loyal house slave contrasted with representations of the field slaves as cunning and rebellious.
    • These social invitations are generally issued at moments when his rebellious desires become most manifest, and he invariably declines them.
    • As a teenager, Kureishi responded to the racist taunts by immersing himself in rock music and nurturing his rebellious streak.
    • Be your quirky self, but resist being rebellious.
    • If that was attitude for most, Samantha quickly showed that there was more to come; she swiftly became rebellious and resisted any order that came her way.
    • Others, then, have spotted that restless, rebellious streak in him, which made a military career impossible.
  • 3

    (child/nature) rebelde
    (child/nature) díscolo