Definition of intransigence
refusal to change one’s views or to agree about something.
Examples of intransigent in a Sentence.
She has remained intransigent in her opposition to the proposal.
President Trump grounding the Air Force flight to take Democrats overseas is a response to their intransigence.
This episode may remind us of our days as parents of teenagers.
Daughter: “I’m going to the Mall.”
Father: “How are you getting there?”
Daughter: “I’m taking the car.”
Father: “Not until you do your homework.”
Daughter: “That’s so unfair!”
Father: “You mean like you were the other day, not wanting me to talk to you in front of your friends?”
Daughter: “No, I’m going because mom wants me to pick up groceries on the way home!”
Father: “Like hell you are little lady! My keys, my car! Homework first!
Daughter: “You can’t stop me, I’m almost 18, I’m an adult!”
Father: “You are right but first you have to get a job and buy your own car!”