What is the opposite of dutiful?

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Opposite of accepting of one's legal or moral obligations and willing to do them well, and without complaint
Adjective
Opposite of readily conforming to the authority or will of others
“The women's defiant attitude was the greatest surprise to the authorities who expected tears, supplication and general weakness.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or demonstrating an unwavering devotion toward someone or something
“I'm pretty fickle when it comes to supporting my country during the Olympics.”
Adjective
Opposite of being faithful and devoted in one's support
“Edward now regarded the struggle as the suppression of a rebellion of disloyal subjects.”
Adjective
Opposite of upstanding, especially law-abiding
“Criminals are some of the most degenerate human beings on our planet.”
Adjective
Opposite of prepared to obey others unquestioningly
Adjective
Opposite of participating or engaged in a positive or spontaneous way
“He has been an uninvolved participant in our rowing activities for several weeks now.”
Adjective
Opposite of relating to a son or daughter
Adjective
Opposite of following carefully and exactly a set of rules
“James was merely a casual follower of his professed religion, not being one to strictly adhere to its tenets.”
Adjective
Opposite of capable of being trusted
“We need to have a discussion about our irresponsible colleague who is prone to acting in unpredictable ways.”
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Opposite of showing a devotion to God and to a life of virtue
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Opposite of committed to the practice of religion
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Opposite of humble in position or status
Adjective
Opposite of hardworking in nature
“I am at my wit's end as to how I can possibly motivate my team of lazy workers.”
Adjective
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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