re·​cal·​ci·​tran·​cy ri-ˈkal-sə-trən(t)-sē How to pronounce recalcitrancy (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of recalcitrancy was in 1869

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“Recalcitrancy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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