HyperDic: intractability

English > 1 sense of the word intractability:
NOUNattributeintractability, intractablenessthe trait of being hard to influence or control
English > intractability: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being hard to influence or control.
Narrowerbalkinesslikely to stop abruptly and unexpectedly
defiance, rebelliousnessintentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude
disobedienceThe trait of being unwilling to obey
refractoriness, unmanageableness, recalcitrance, recalcitrancyThe trait of being unmanageable
stubbornness, obstinacy, obstinance, mulishnessThe trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
unruliness, fractiousness, willfulness, wilfulnessThe trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline
wildnessAn intractably barbarous or uncultivated state of nature
BroadertraitA distinguishing feature of your personal nature
Oppositetractability, tractableness, flexibilityThe trait of being easily persuaded
Adjectivesintractablenot tractable

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