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Meaning of INTRACTABILITY

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the trait of being hard to influence or control
 

INTRACTABILITY is a 14 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: intractableness
 
 Antonyms: flexibility, tractability, tractableness
 
 See Also: balkiness, defiance, disobedience, fractiousness, mulishness, obstinacy, obstinance, rebelliousness, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, refractoriness, stubbornness, trait, unmanageableness, unruliness, wildness, wilfulness, willfulness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*tract`a*bil"i*ty\, n.
The quality of being intractable; intractableness. --Bp.
Hurd.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: civil disobedience, contumaciousness, contumacy, defiance, disobedience, fractiousness, frowardness, immovability, immutability, incorrigibility, indiscipline, indocility, indomitability, inductility, inelasticity, inextensibility, inflexibility, infraction, infringement, insubordination, insuppressibility, irrepressibility, irresilience, irresiliency, lawbreaking, lawlessness, naughtiness, noncompliance, nonconformity, noncooperation, nonobedience, obstreperousness, passive resistance, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, recusancy, refractoriness, resistance, restiveness, shrewishness, stubbornness, transgression, unalterability, unbendingness, uncontrollability, uncooperativeness, unduteousness, undutifulness, ungovernability, unlimberness, unmalleability, unmanageability, unmoldableness, unpliability, unruliness, unsubmissiveness, untamableness, unyieldingness, violation, waywardness, wildness, willful disobedience
 

 

 

 

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