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Resistant to authority, control or discipline
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“Whatever shall we do with this intractable child? He is so wilful. I wonder who can help us reason with him?”
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Stubborn or strong-willed
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“They are intractable in their thinking, they are unreasoning and unreasonable and it's just a waste of breath to talk to them.”
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Hard to control or deal with
“A lot of aid flows to the poorest countries with the most intractable economic problems.”
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(of a person) Making others work hard or meet high standards
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(informal, of a person) Having an unreasonable disposition or character
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(of a person or their behaviour) Not able to be changed or reformed
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Unwilling or unable to change because of tradition or convention
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Not conquerable
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Severe or harsh in nature
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Requiring exceptional nous or caution in performance or handling
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Not capable of being repressed, controlled or restrained
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Unwilling or unable to hear or pay attention to something
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