recalcitrance

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In use since at least 1856 (Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary, published 1985). From French récalcitrance.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪ.ˈkæl.sɪ.ˌtɹəns/

Noun[edit]

recalcitrance (uncountable)

  1. The state of being recalcitrant.