intractableness

Definitions of intractableness
  1. noun
    the trait of being hard to influence or control
    synonyms: intractability
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    Antonyms:
    flexibility, tractability, tractableness
    the trait of being easily persuaded
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    recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, refractoriness, unmanageableness
    the trait of being unmanageable
    wildness
    an intractably barbarous or uncultivated state of nature
    defiance, rebelliousness
    intentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude
    fractiousness, unruliness, wilfulness, willfulness
    the trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline
    balkiness
    likely to stop abruptly and unexpectedly
    mulishness, obstinacy, obstinance, stubbornness
    the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
    disobedience
    the trait of being unwilling to obey
    insubordination
    defiance of authority
    obstreperousness
    noisy defiance
    contrariness, perverseness, perversity
    deliberate and stubborn unruliness and resistance to guidance or discipline
    badness, mischievousness, naughtiness
    an attribute of mischievous children
    wildness
    an unruly disposition to do as one pleases
    type of:
    trait
    a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
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