Examples of intransigence in a Sentence
her intransigence on the issue was simply frustrating
Recent Examples of intransigence from the Web
Ronald Reagan made similar promises about reducing the size of the bloated federal government, but was unable to fulfill them because of congressional intransigence.
Perhaps then Netanyahu will realize the price of his intransigence.
This bias towards stability can enrage the party’s left flank, whose members have a grudging respect for Republican intransigence.
Naranjo says people at great odds finally see there’s more to gain from letting go of their intransigence.
In ancient times and in our politically fraught epoch, the profound resonance of familial sorrow feels like the one pure thing that carries enough emotional weight to overcome the other side’s intransigence.
The Obama administration’s intransigence on the mandate was always perplexing from a policy standpoint.
The real difficulty remains the intransigence of the North Korean leader.
But the Spanish government’s intransigence and heavy handedness prompted him to head to his polling station on October 1st.
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First Known Use of intransigence
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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