disobedient; resisting authority
I was a contumacious boy, a trouble to my parents and my teachers, but my uncle secretly admired me for my independent spirit and curious, questioning mind.
com (intensive prefix)#tumere (to be excited, swell) (Latin)
contu (contrary to, stubbornly disobedient) + macious (malicious) CONTUMACIOUS=CONTRARY+REBELLIOUS. (Rebelliously disobedient) (In Hindi language) Break the word as CON - TU - MA - CI- OUS n tat can be read as Kaun Tu Ma Ki one who says this is disobedient Contumacious = one hardass contaminates all fun