And why is it that the Republicans can be so intransigent and Barack Obama gets blamed?
But on the subject of marriage, Motilal was intransigent: his son would have to endure an arranged match.
They know most voters want them to work things out, which is why the other guys should stop being so intransigent.
He becomes angry, intransigent, furiously scribbling notes; Chaz meets determination with determination.
On the debt vote, Hatch is standing firm, but not intransigent.
Thus religion acquires a meaning and a reasonableness that the most intransigent rationalist cannot misunderstand.
Neither Giovanni nor his wife were of the absolutely "intransigent" way of thinking.
It doesn't bother you, my getting your help and then not protecting you from these intransigent tribesmen?
intransigent, in-tran′si-jent, adj. refusing to come to any understanding, irreconcilable.
For the Independent Socialists to the left were intransigent and in voting power insignificant.
1881, from French intransigeant, from Spanish los intransigentes, literally "those not coming to agreement," name for extreme republican party in the Spanish Cortes 1873-4, from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + transigente "compromising," from Latin transigentem (nominative transigens), present participle of transigere "come to an agreement, accomplish, to carry through" (see transaction). Acquired its generalized sense in French.