What is the opposite of complaisant?

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Adjective
Opposite of willing to please others or to accept what they do or say without protest
Adjective
Opposite of kind or lenient, often to excess
“His parents were strict disciplinarians who often had unrealistic expectations.”
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Opposite of willing to assist or give aid
“She was as unobliging as they come, refusing to get up for an elderly woman standing tired on her old legs.”
Adjective
Opposite of having an easy-going mood or temperament
“Jim has an anxious personality and persistently worries about trivial things.”
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Opposite of disposed to agree with others or obey rules, especially to an excessive degree
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Opposite of willing or prone to give way to the influence of others
“We must be intransigent in our stance against any form of discrimination.”
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Opposite of affording, or disposed to afford, accommodation
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Opposite of respectful and considerate in nature
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Opposite of willing to be of assistance
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Opposite of having a sociable and likable personality
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“Joe was an unsociable and obnoxious little boy who antagonized everyone around him.”
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Opposite of accepting or allowing what happens or what others do, without active response or resistance
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Opposite of showing willingness to allow the existence of opinions or behaviour that one does not necessarily agree with
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Opposite of not sufficiently strict, severe, or careful
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Opposite of assuming a tone of superiority, or a patronizing attitude
Adjective
Opposite of capable of being adapted to meet the demands of a particular situation
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