recalcitrancy :

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  • n  the trait of being unmanageable

  • Under this extreme recalcitrancy lies trouble of a kind that is manufactured only in Ireland.
  • Since the settlement of the Sinn Fein disturbances of the post-War era in 1922, the Northerners have displayed an attitude of recalcitrancy which has alienated most of the .
  • But he, bitter against the educational recalcitrancy of England, wanted to make a point against the "hard-dying social stigma which attaches to being in trade" in England.

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