The word "defiance" most nearly means "rebelliousness".
"Defiance" is the act of challenging or resisting authority or an opposing force. It can be expressed through actions, words, or both.
The other options do not have the same meaning as defiance.
- "Dishonesty" is the quality of being not honest or truthful.
- "Loudness" is the quality of being loud or noisy.
- "Violence" is the use of physical force to injure or damage someone or something.