Word Moment: Intransigence

in·tran·si·gent also in·tran·si·geant

adj.

Refusing to moderate a position, especially an extreme position; uncompromising.

[French intransigeant, from Spanish intransigentein-not (from Latin; see in-1) + transigente, present participle of transigirto compromise (from Latin trnsigereto come to an agreementtrns-trans-agereto drive; see ag- in Indo-European roots).]

in·transi·gencein·transi·gen·cy n.
in·transi·gent n.
in·transi·gent·ly adv.
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2 Responses to “Word Moment: Intransigence”

  1. dayo anderson Says:

    totally an awesome word. i’m so glad you’ve found it for me. josh. this kicks ass.

  2. Josh Wittner Says:

    Its totally a dope word.

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