intransigency intransigency

Definition(s):

  • (n) the trait of being intransigent; stubbornly refusing to compromise

Usage(s):

  1. Some of his bright young Foreign Service subordinates bristle at the old man's intransigency.
  2. Some of his bright young Foreign Service subordinates bristle at the old man's intransigency.

Quotes

  1. Mr. Obasanjo told the Council that the two leaders had called for a brief suspension in the talks "as we have done in the past when we observed such intransigency."
    on Jan 15, 2009 By: Olusegun Obasanjo Source: ReliefWeb (press release)

  2. ...to AMLO and his supporters, who have routinely called for a full recount of the recent presidential vote and for full transparency in government, Fox warned that Mexicans cannot afford to allow democracy to be threatened by "intransigency...
    on Sep 4, 2006 By: Vicente Fox Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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