untractable

untractable

(ʌnˈtræktəbəl)
adj
an archaic word for intractable
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Laws and systems are meant for the unhappy and the untractable, not for people like you, for whom Love makes its own laws."
When we began to apply ourselves to the work of the mission we could not by any means persuade any but the lord and the priest to receive us into their houses; the rest were rough and untractable to that degree that, after having converted six, we despaired of making any farther progress, and thought it best to remove to other towns where we might be better received.
And now they had another broil with the three Englishmen; one of whom, a most turbulent fellow, being in a rage at one of the three captive slaves, because the fellow had not done something right which he bade him do, and seemed a little untractable in his showing him, drew a hatchet out of a frog-belt which he wore by his side, and fell upon the poor savage, not to correct him, but to kill him.
However, we know of several people who have tried to get answers and found the problem untractable. We felt that one should not give up and try to give at least an (arguably) good answer.
So also there have been many melancholy men at first rude, ignorant, and untractable...
Unfortunately, the null distribution of [lambda] is untractable due to the dependence between the log-likelihood ratios: indeed, the log-likelihood ratios [LLR.sub.Z] and [LLR.sub.Z], associated with two potential clusters Z and Z' are independent only if [n.sub.Z[intersection]Z'] = 0.
Unfortunately, all actuators are highly nonlinear making their command/response approach largely untractable by that embodied in the concept of automatic control (usually good for simple linear systems of a few DOF).
This is because values near these values are singular, so their values are untractable. However, it is hard to settle because of the shortcoming of the model.
Vernon sympathetically says of her long-suffering niece, Frederica, "'Her Mother has insinuated that her temper is untractable, but I never saw a face less indicative of any evil disposition than her's"' (Minor Works 270), and young Catherine Morland exaggerates General Tilney's faults in wrongly imagining that he has killed his wife: "handsome as he was, there was something in the turn of his features which spoke his not having behaved well to her" (180).
The formula of Theorem 25 seems to be untractable, so we provide another way for evaluating them.
The reason he explicitly provides in the 1819 lecture on Spenser is that a character like Talus suggests that there were "no substance so untractable to which the Poet would not give Life ..." (2:411).