recalcitrant [ri-kal-si-truh nt]
1. resisting authority or control; not obedient or compliant; refractory.
2. hard to deal with, manage, or operate.
3. a recalcitrant person.
1. resistant, rebellious, opposed. See unruly.
Origin: 1835-45; < Latin recalcitrant- (stem of recalcitrāns, present participle of recalcitrāre to kick back), equivalent to re- re- + calcitr (āre) to strike with the heels, kick (derivative of calx heel) + -ant- -ant
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