What does intransigent mean?

Definitions for intransigent
ɪnˈtræn sɪ dʒəntin·tran·si·gent

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word intransigent.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. adamant, adamantine, inexorable, intransigent(adj)

    impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason

    "he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind"; "Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill; "an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency"

Wiktionary

  1. intransigent(Adjective)

    Unwilling to compromise or moderate a position; unreasonable; irreconcilable; stubborn.

    Don't waste your time trying to change his mind, he's completely intransigent.

  2. Origin: From intransigeant, from intransigente

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intransigent(adj)

    refusing compromise; uncompromising; irreconcilable

  2. Origin: [F. intransigeant (cf. Sp. intransigente); pref. in- not + L. transigere to come to an agreement; trans across + agere to lead, act.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Intransigent

    in-tran′si-jent, adj. refusing to come to any understanding, irreconcilable.—ns. Intran′sigentism, the political practice or principles of such; Intran′sigentist, one who practises such a method of opposition, esp. a member of a revolutionary party in Spain about 1873, and of a socialistic party in France. [Fr. intransigeant—Sp. intransigente—L. in, not, transigens, pr.p. of transigĕre, to transact.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intransigent in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intransigent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. President Francois Hollande:

    France wants a definitive agreement, but with a clear line: yes for Iran to have civilian nuclear power, but no to military nuclear power. We will be intransigent on this principle.

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