Definition of intransigence
: the quality or state of being intransigent
Examples of intransigence in a Sentence
her intransigence on the issue was simply frustrating
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Given Democratic intransigence, the deep divisions among congressional Republicans, and the indifference of President Trump, there is little reason to be optimistic about the prospects for Medicaid reform.
Aren’t some kinds of black intransigence also helping to bring it on?
But the intransigence of a slow-moving bureaucracy and the influence of a powerful lobbying corps hired by corporate interests, have stymied Atwater from achieving even more success.
In the face of the Trump administration’s intransigence, some Twitter users have asked Acosta and other White House reporters to simply turn their cameras on, or record or stream the briefings on their phones or an app like Periscope.
Obama, like some U.S. presidents before him, was annoyed or worse by what his White House saw as Israeli intransigence and highhanded tactics.
That’s not what happened, in part of because of drama, scandal and the total commitment to intransigence among Democrats.
What sealed its fate was the intransigence of the Party of Authenticity and Modernity (PAM), a palace creation that came a close second, and smaller parties swallowed by the makhzen.
Local intransigence is significant here: White Southerners are still often reluctant to admit the scale of their ancestors’ complicity in slavery.
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