What is the opposite of compliant?

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Opposite of disposed to agree with others or obey rules, especially to an excessive degree
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Opposite of kind or lenient, often to excess
“His parents were strict disciplinarians who often had unrealistic expectations.”
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Opposite of accepting or allowing what happens or what others do, without active response or resistance
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Opposite of accommodating or permissive in nature
“No surprise then that writers so often prove such a stubborn, contrary lot.”
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Opposite of domesticated, compliant
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Opposite of prepared to obey others unquestioningly
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Opposite of ready, eager, or prepared to do something
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Opposite of affording, or disposed to afford, accommodation
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Opposite of willing to be of assistance
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Opposite of lacking in confidence, assertiveness or self-assurance
“It has also been suggested that consumers who complain tend to be more self-confident and assertive.”
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Opposite of relating to a son or daughter
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Opposite of lacking determination, emotional strength, or intellectual capacity
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Opposite of willing to agree to something
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Opposite of eager or obliging in nature
“For the first few weeks, Janet felt like an unwilling participant in the gym.”
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Opposite of having good manners and conforming to standards of respectful behaviour
“His master and friends all said he was a naughty boy, prone to having fits of temper tantrums.”
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Opposite of of or pertaining to an amicable, kindly disposition
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Opposite of accepting pains or hardships calmly or without complaint
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(of a punishment) Opposite of lenient in nature
“He received a harsh sentence for his crime as he was a repeat offender.”
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