Definition of contumaciously in English:


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archaic Law

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‘They might start saying ‘on the other hand’ and contumaciously adding counter-arguments to the lesson plans that they provide.’
  • ‘The document addresses the public scandal of politicians who persistently and contumaciously oppose the church's teaching without any appropriate response from their pastors.’
  • ‘He was practical and level-headed, and the things he saw in this new world contumaciously defied everything he had been taught to believe in.’



/ˌkänt(y)o͝oˈmāSHəslē/ /ˌkɑnt(j)ʊˈmeɪʃəsli/