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intransigent

in·tran·si·gent

intransigent

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn tran sih jnt [or] ihn tran zih jnt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: refusing to alter an idea or a position in response to others' wishes; uncompromising.
Despite all appeals, the opposition party was intransigent.
antonyms:
compliant, ductile
similar words:
adamant, contumacious
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who is intransigent.
derivations: intransigently (adv.), intransigence (n.)
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