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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.
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intransigent

or

intransigeant

adj
not willing to compromise; obstinately maintaining an attitude
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an intransigent person, esp in politics
[C19: from Spanish los intransigentes the uncompromising (ones), a name adopted by certain political extremists, from in-1 + transigir to compromise, from Latin transigere to settle; see transact]
inˈtransigence, inˈtransigeance, inˈtransigency n
inˈtransigently, inˈtransigeantly adv
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in•tran•si•gent

or in•tran•si•geant

(ɪnˈtræn sɪ dʒənt)

adj.
1. refusing to agree or compromise; uncompromising; inflexible.
n.
2. an intransigent person, as in politics.
[1875–80; < French intransigeant < Sp intransigente=in- in-3 + transigente accommodating]
in•tran′si•gence, in•tran′si•gen•cy, n.
in•tran′si•gent•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.intransigent - impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason; "he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind"; "Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill; "an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency"
inflexible - incapable of change; "a man of inflexible purpose"
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intransigent

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intransigent

adjective
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Translations

intransigent

[ɪnˈtrænsɪdʒənt] ADJintransigente
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intransigent

[ɪnˈtrænsɪənt] adjintransigeant(e)
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intransigent

adjunnachgiebig
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intransigent

[ɪnˈtrænsɪdʒnt] adjintransigente
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References in periodicals archive ?
d'E), 18 juin (Paul Le Flem), 3 juillet (NN); Echo de Paris, 9 juin (Adolphe Boschot), 12 juin (NN); Eclair, 17 juin (Jean de Merry); Gaulois, 9 juin (Louis Schneider), 15 juin (Raoul Viterbo), 17 juin (NN); Gazette de Lausanne, 15 juin; Intransigeant, 11 juin, 13 juin, 18 juin, 19 juin (Rene Bizet); Journal, 10 juin (Andre Gresse); Journal des Debats, 11 juin (Maurice Muret); Journal de Geneve, 15 juin, 20 juin; Lanterne, 29 mai (Louis Vuillemin); Liberte, 9 juin (Robert Kemp) , 26 juin (R.
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D'ailleurs, il s'agit d'une conviction ferme pour l'UMT, malheureusement, la situation actuelle ne presage pas de lendemain meilleur, a cause d'un gouvernement intransigeant ne cessant d'afficher son hostilite a la classe des travailleurs, a-t-il assene.
Le probleme, c'est qu'on a reduit le recueil de textes et d'illustrations au texte << Refus global >> redige par PaulEmile Borduas et cosigne par quinze artistes du groupe automatiste, puis on a fait de ce texte, apres le renvoi de Borduas de l'Ecole du meuble, un raccourci pour decrire le Quebec intransigeant ou simplement frileux de l'ere duplessiste.
No one had ever suggested to me that these quaint observances expressed a coherent philosophical system and intransigeant [sic] historical claims: nor.
Le portrait de Lefort qui se degage de ces etudes est celle d'un intellectuel qui s'est debarrasse tres tot du marxisme, pour en devenir un intransigeant adversaire du totalitarisme, et tout cela a une epoque ou une grande partie de l'intelligentsia francaise etait encore sous le charme du communisme.
Previously, he had experienced war only as a news correspondent for the French newspaper L'Intransigeant, first during the Italo-Turkish conflict in Libya in 1911, which he described in La battaglia di Tripoli (1912), (2) and then during the siege of Adrianople in 1912-1913, which would inspire his first words-in-freedom poem Zang Tumb Tumb (1914).