Definition of recalcitrance
: the state of being recalcitrant
Examples of recalcitrance in a Sentence
punished her recalcitrance by taking away her driving privileges
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Luke Kemp, a climate policy expert at Australian National University, suggests that other countries might choose to redouble their pursuit of cleaner energy in the face of recalcitrance from the Trump administration.
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