intractable definition

  • adjective:
    • Difficult to handle or govern; persistent. See Synonyms at unruly.
    • hard to mold or manipulate: intractable products.
    • hard to alleviate, remedy, or cure: intractable pain.
    • maybe not tractable or even to be attracted or directed by persuasion; maybe not easily governed, was able, or directed; uncontrollable; incurable; violent; persistent; obstinate.
    • Not tractable; not easily governed, was able, or directed; indisposed becoming taught, disciplined, or tamed; violent; persistent; obstinate; refractory.
    • not tractable; hard to manage or shape
  • others:
    • maybe not tractable or even be attracted or guided by persuasion; uncontrollable.
    • never to be brought into the desired order or problem; uncontrollable; resisting work: since, an intractable personality; an intractable topic for literary therapy.
    • Synonyms Stubborn, Refractory, etc. (see obstinate); unruly, unmanageable, ungovernable, wilful.

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