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Meaning of INTRANSIGENT

Pronunciation:  in'transijunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  not capable of being swayed or diverted from a course; unsusceptible to persuasion; "he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind"; "Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill; "an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendancy"
 

INTRANSIGENT is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: adamant, adamantine, inexorable, inflexible
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*trans"i*gent\, a. [F. intransigeant (cf. Sp.
intransigente); pref. in- not + L. transigere to come to an
agreement; trans across + agere to lead, act.]
Refusing compromise; uncompromising; irreconcilable. --Lond.
Sat. Rev.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adamant, adamantine, ass, bigot, bitter-ender, brawler, bullethead, cast-iron, defendant, diehard, disputant, dissentient, dissident, dogmatist, donkey, dour, fanatic, firm, flinty, grim, hard, hard-core, hardnose, immovable, immutable, implacable, impliable, inelastic, inexorable, inflexible, intransigeant, iron, irreconcilable, last-ditcher, litigant, maverick, mule, naysayer, negativist, noncooperator, objector, obstructionist, obstructive, opposer, oppositionist, perverse fool, pighead, plaintiff, positivist, protester, purist, quarreler, relentless, resister, rigid, rigorous, rock-ribbed, scrapper, standpat, standpatter, steely, stern, stickler, stiff, unaffected, unalterable, unbending, unchangeable, uncompromising, ungiving, unmoved, unrelenting, unyielding, wrangler
 

 

 

 

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