intransigence


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in·tran·si·gent

also in·tran·si·geant  (ĭn-trăn′sə-jənt, -zə-)
adj.
Refusing to moderate a position, especially an extreme position; uncompromising.

[French intransigeant, from Spanish intransigente : in-, not (from Latin; see in-1) + transigente, present participle of transigir, to compromise (from Latin trānsigere, to come to an agreement : trāns-, trans- + agere, to drive; see ag- in Indo-European roots).]

in·tran′si·gence, in·tran′si·gen·cy n.
in·tran′si·gent n.
in·tran′si·gent·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intransigence - the trait of being intransigent; stubbornly refusing to compromise
bullheadedness, pigheadedness, self-will, stubbornness, obstinacy, obstinance - resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires

intransigence

noun
Translations
Intransigenz

intransigence

[ɪnˈtrænsɪdʒəns] Nintransigencia f

intransigence

[ɪnˈtrænsɪəns] n (= obduracy) → intransigeance f

intransigence

intransigence

[ɪnˈtrænsɪdʒns] nintransigenza
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