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Intractability definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

INTRACTABIL'ITY, n. The quality of being ungovernable; obstinacy; perverseness.
1. Indocility.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the trait of being hard to influence or control [syn: intractability, intractableness] [ant: flexibility, tractability, tractableness]

Merriam Webster's

noun see intractable

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Intractability In*tract`a*bil"i*ty, n. The quality of being intractable; intractableness. --Bp. Hurd.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Stubbornness, obstinacy, perverseness, intractableness. See following adjective.

Moby Thesaurus

civil disobedience, contumaciousness, contumacy, defiance, disobedience, fractiousness, frowardness, immovability, immutability, incorrigibility, indiscipline, indocility, indomitability, inductility, inelasticity, inextensibility, inflexibility, infraction, infringement, insubordination, insuppressibility, irrepressibility, irresilience, irresiliency, lawbreaking, lawlessness, naughtiness, noncompliance, nonconformity, noncooperation, nonobedience, obstreperousness, passive resistance, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, recusancy, refractoriness, resistance, restiveness, shrewishness, stubbornness, transgression, unalterability, unbendingness, uncontrollability, uncooperativeness, unduteousness, undutifulness, ungovernability, unlimberness, unmalleability, unmanageability, unmoldableness, unpliability, unruliness, unsubmissiveness, untamableness, unyieldingness, violation, waywardness, wildness, willful disobedience



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