recalcitrancy
noun Date: 1869 recalcitrance

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  • recalcitrancy — index defiance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • recalcitrancy — See recalcitrance. * * * …   Universalium

  • recalcitrancy — noun recalcitrance …   Wiktionary

  • recalcitrancy — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The disposition boldly to defy or resist authority or an opposing force: contempt, contumacy, defiance, despite, recalcitrance. See RESIST. 2. The quality or condition of being unruly: disorderliness, fractiousness …   English dictionary for students

  • recalcitrancy — rɪ kÊŒlsɪtrÉ™nsɪ n. rebelliousness, disobedience; stubbornness, state of being unmanageable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • recalcitrancy — re·cal·ci·tran·cy …   English syllables

  • recalcitrancy — noun the trait of being unmanageable • Syn: ↑refractoriness, ↑unmanageableness, ↑recalcitrance • Derivationally related forms: ↑recalcitrant, ↑recalcitrate (for: ↑recalcitrance) …   Useful english dictionary

  • recalcitrance — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The disposition boldly to defy or resist authority or an opposing force: contempt, contumacy, defiance, despite, recalcitrancy. See RESIST. 2. The quality or condition of being unruly: disorderliness, fractiousness …   English dictionary for students

  • recalcitrance — noun the trait of being unmanageable • Syn: ↑refractoriness, ↑unmanageableness, ↑recalcitrancy • Derivationally related forms: ↑recalcitrant (for: ↑recalcitrancy), ↑recalcitrate …   Useful english dictionary

  • refractoriness — noun the trait of being unmanageable • Syn: ↑unmanageableness, ↑recalcitrance, ↑recalcitrancy • Derivationally related forms: ↑recalcitrant (for: ↑recalcitrancy), ↑recalcitrate …   Useful english dictionary

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