characterized by refusal to compromise or to abandon an extreme position or
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Unwilling or refusing to change one's views or to agree about something: her
father had tried persuasion, but she was
in·tran·si·gent. also in·tran·si·geant adj. Refusing to moderate a position, especially an extreme position; uncompromising. [French intransigeant, from Spanish ...
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