Examples of intransigence in a Sentence
her intransigence on the issue was simply frustrating
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Bavaria's intransigence on the migration issue has, in fact, bolstered Merkel's negotiating position with some EU countries, says Josef Janning, head of the European Council on Foreign Relations Berlin office.
Salim Tamari, a Palestinian scholar who is teaching Middle East history for a semester at Harvard University, said the recent violence in the Gaza Strip represented Israel’s intransigence.
Talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement have reached a stalemate, with Mexico and the U.S. accusing one another of intransigence and inconsistency after missing a key deadline.
Administration officials, and the foreign policy conservatives who support them, believe that the Iran deal’s weaknesses encouraged North Korean intransigence, and that tearing up the former will enable them to get a stronger deal with Pyongyang.
For decades, officials from other countries habitually pointed to America’s insistence on isolating Cuba as an emblem of post-colonial intransigence.
But the politics are tricky, and in the world of lobbying, there’s plenty of money in intransigence.
Several days later, because of his intransigence and refusal to speak Mandarin, Bekali was no longer permitted to go into the courtyard.
As decision time comes closer for President Donald Trump to stay in or withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, more evidence of Iranian intransigence in the region was given to members of the U.N. Security Council by Israel earlier today.
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bullheadedness, doggedness, hardheadedness, mulishness, obduracy, obdurateness, obstinacy, obstinateness, opinionatedness, pertinaciousness, pertinacity, pigheadedness, self-will, stubbornness, willfulness;
adamancy (also adamance), determination, implacability, inexorability, inflexibility, inveteracy, perseverance, persistence, persistency, relentlessness, resolve, single-mindedness, steadfastness, stick-to-itiveness, tenaciousness, tenacity;
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