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Definition of "intransigence" []

  • Unwillingness to change one's views or to agree. (noun)
  • The state of being intransigent. (noun)

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Use "intransigence" in a sentence
  • "It also commended Numsa members for continuing with the strike despite what it called the intransigence and arrogance of employers."
  • "On Capitol Hill, Democrats seized on the Fed chairman's remarks to criticize Republicans for what they described as intransigence during the debt ceiling negotiations."
  • "As James Fallows of The Atlantic put it so accurately, Netanyahu is the "Dick Cheney of Israel," characterizing the former vice president as someone who, "mistook short-term intransigence for long-term strategic wisdom, seemed blind and tone-deaf to the 'moral' and 'soft power' components of influence, profited from a polarized and fearful political climate, and attempted to command rather than earn support from allies and potential adversaries.""