Oct
18
2013

intransigent

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

ihn tran sih jənt [or]  ihn tran zih jənt

adjective

refusing to alter an idea or a position in response to others’ wishes; uncompromising.
example: Despite all appeals, the opposition party was intransigent.

noun

one who is intransigent.
example: Public opinion condemns the intransigents responsible for the government shutdown.

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