recalcitrance

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noun re·cal·ci·trance \ri-ˈkal-sə-trən(t)s\

Definition of recalcitrance

  1. :  the state of being recalcitrant

Examples of recalcitrance in a Sentence

  1. punished her recalcitrance by taking away her driving privileges

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1856

First Known Use of recalcitrance

1856



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