Open resistance; bold disobedience
- The demonstration was held in defiance of official warnings
- For one fleeting moment the world has acted together in defiance of the group, whose isolation is now exposed for all to see
- Any structures erected in defiance of this law would be demolished, he warned
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Definition from Oxford Dictionaries