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Word of the Day 04/05/16 Intransigent

Intransigent (adjective, noun)
intransigent or intransigeant [in-tran-si-juh nt]


adjective
1. refusing to agree or compromise; uncompromising; inflexible.

noun
2. a person who refuses to agree or compromise, as in politics.

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Origin: 1875-80; < Spanish intransigente, equivalent to in- in-3+ transigente (present participle of transigir to compromise) < Latin trānsigent- (stem of trānsigēns, present participle of trānsigere to come to an agreement); see transact

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