mutiny definition

  • noun:
    • Open rebellion against constituted expert, specifically rebellion of sailors against superior officers.
    • orderly rebellion against a legally constituted authority; specifically by seamen against their particular officials
    • Insurrection against constituted authority, particularly military or naval authority; concerted revolt against the rules of discipline or the lawful commands of a superior officer; hence, generally, forcible resistance to rightful authority; insubordination.
    • Violent commotion; tumult; strife.
    • Forcible opposition to or revolt against constituted authority on the part of subordinates; especially, a revolt of soldiers or seamen, with or without armed weight, up against the authority of these commanding officers.
    • Any rebellion against constituted expert; by statute under British guideline, any make an effort to excite opposition to lawful authority, specially armed forces or naval expert, or any work of contempt directed against officers, or disobedience of their instructions; any concealment of mutinous functions, or fail to take steps toward a suppression of these.
    • Tumult; violent commotion.
    • Discord; strife.
    • Synonyms and Sedition, Revolt, etc. See insurrection.
    • open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or troops against their particular officials)
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To engage in mutiny.
    • to increase against, or will not follow, legal authority in army or naval service; to excite, or to be guilty of, mutiny or mutinous conduct; to revolt against a person's exceptional officer, or any rightful expert.
    • to-fall into strife; to quarrel.
  • verb:
    • To devote mutiny.
    • engage in a mutiny against an authority
  • others:
    • To revolt against legal expert, with or without armed weight, particularly in the military or navy; excite or perhaps bad of mutiny, or mutinous conduct.

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