HyperDic: recalcitrant

English > 2 senses of the word recalcitrant:
ADJECTIVEallrecalcitrant, fractious, refractorystubbornly resistant to authority or control
allrecalcitrantmarked by stubborn resistance / resistance to authority
recalcitrant > pronunciation
Soundsrihkae'lsihtrahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > recalcitrant: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningstubbornly resistant to authority or control.
Synonymsfractious, refractory
Broaderdisobedientnot obeying or complying with commands of those in authority
Spanishobstinado, refractario
English > recalcitrant: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmarked by stubborn resistance / resistance to authority.
Example"the University suspended the most recalcitrant demonstrators"
Broaderdefiant, noncompliantboldly resisting authority or an opposing force
Spanishdesmandado, protestón, recalcitrante, truculento, turbulento
Nounsrecalcitrancythe trait of being unmanageable

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