Anger head

defiance
(n)
dǝ-FIE-ǝnce
Meaning

refusal to yield; resistance

1st Sample Sentence

Decades of defiance ended in victory when the British finally withdrew from India in 1947.

Root

dis (away)#fidere (to trust) (Latin)

Antonyms

deference

Mnemonics

defiance -> defence; you defence some thing means you resist some thing. not ready to yield their country land fiance - resembles fiancee, before marraige, fiancees generally resist or refuse to yield to our advances.

« Previous