intransigent

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From French intransigeant, from Spanish intransigente, from in + Latin transigens, present participle of transigo.

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intransigent ‎(comparative more intransigent, superlative most intransigent)

  1. Unwilling to compromise or moderate a position; unreasonable; irreconcilable; stubborn.
    Don't waste your time trying to change his mind: he's completely intransigent.

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Noun[edit]

intransigent ‎(plural intransigents)

  1. A person who is intransigent

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