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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Defiant  \De*fi"ant\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  d['e]fiant,  p.  pr  of  d['e]fier. 
  See  {Defy}.] 
  Full  of  defiance;  bold;  insolent;  as  a  defiant  spirit  or 
  act 
 
  In  attitude  stern  and  defiant.  --Longfellow. 
  --  {De*fi"ant*ly},  adv  --  {De*fi"ant*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  defiant 
  adj  :  boldly  resisting  authority  or  an  opposing  force;  "brought  up 
  to  be  aggressive  and  defiant";  "a  defiant  attitude" 
  [ant:  {compliant}] 




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