intractableness

  • 1 intractableness — index contempt (disobedience to the court) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Intractableness — Intractable In*tract a*ble, a. [L. intractabilis: cf. F. intraitable, formerly also intractable. See {In } not, and {Tractable}.] Not tractable; not easily governed, managed, or directed; indisposed to be taught, disciplined, or tamed; violent;… …

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  • 3 intractableness — See intractability. * * * …

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  • 4 intractableness — noun The state of being intractable; intractability …

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  • 5 intractableness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or condition of being unruly: dis orderliness, fractiousness, indocility, intractability, obstinacy, obstinateness, obstreperousness, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, refractoriness, uncontrollability,… …

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  • 6 intractableness — n. Intractability …

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  • 7 intractableness — in·tractableness …

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  • 8 intractableness — noun the trait of being hard to influence or control • Syn: ↑intractability • Ant: ↑tractability (for: ↑intractability) • Derivationally related forms: ↑intractable, ↑ …

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  • 9 intractability — noun the trait of being hard to influence or control • Syn: ↑intractableness • Ant: ↑tractability • Derivationally related forms: ↑intractable (for: ↑intractableness), ↑ …

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  • 10 Impracticabilities — Impracticability Im*prac ti*ca*bil i*ty, n.; pl. {Impracticabilities}. 1. The state or quality of being impracticable; infeasibility. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 2. An impracticable thing. [1913 Webster] 3. Intractableness; stubbornness. [1913… …

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  • 11 Impracticability — Im*prac ti*ca*bil i*ty, n.; pl. {Impracticabilities}. 1. The state or quality of being impracticable; infeasibility. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 2. An impracticable thing. [1913 Webster] 3. Intractableness; stubbornness. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Indocility — In do*cil i*ty, n. [L. indocilitas: cf. F. indocilit[ e].] The quality or state of being indocile; dullness of intellect; unteachableness; intractableness. [1913 Webster] The stiffness and indocility of the Pharisees. W. Montagu. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 Intractability — In*tract a*bil i*ty, n. The quality of being intractable; intractableness. Bp. Hurd. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14 intractable — intractability, intractableness, n. intractably, adv. /in trak teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. not easily controlled or directed; not docile or manageable; stubborn; obstinate: an intractable disposition. 2. (of things) hard to shape or work with: an… …

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  • 15 contempt — con·tempt /kən tempt/ n 1: willful disobedience or open disrespect of the orders, authority, or dignity of a court or judge acting in a judicial capacity by disruptive language or conduct or by failure to obey the court s orders; also: the… …

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  • 16 intractability — noun The state of being intractable; intractableness …

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  • 17 quibbly — adjective a) Fussy; quibbling. considering the docility of the high bred Arab horse and the intractableness of the quibly, roughly broken praire or Pampas horse b) Involving quibbles. We give notice that thousands of our most complacently… …

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  • 18 antipathy — Synonyms and related words: Anglophobia, Russophobia, abhorrence, abomination, allergy, anathema, animosity, animus, antagonism, anti Semitism, antithesis, averseness, aversion, avoidance, backlash, backwardness, bad blood, belligerence, bigotry …

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  • 19 aversion — Synonyms and related words: Anglophobia, Russophobia, abhorrence, abomination, allergy, anathema, animosity, antagonism, anti Semitism, antipathy, averseness, backwardness, bad books, bigotry, cold sweat, creeping flesh, cursoriness,… …

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  • 20 defiance — Synonyms and related words: audacity, boldness, bravado, brazenness, call, cartel, challenge, combative reaction, command, complaint, contempt, contrariness, contumaciousness, contumacy, counteraction, dare, declaration of war, defi, defiance of… …

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