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intransigence

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noun in·tran·si·gence \-jən(t)s\

Definition of intransigence

  1. :  the quality or state of being intransigent



Examples of intransigence in a sentence

  1. <her intransigence on the issue was simply frustrating>



1882

First Known Use of intransigence

1882



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