Definition of intransigently in US English:



  • See intransigent

    • ‘But, alas, such advisers still exist and, having sadly misled their customers, continue to intransigently argue the toss with august figures such as the chief financial ombudsman.’
    • ‘They are in the same situation as an enemy combatant under arms who has intransigently refused to surrender.’
    • ‘The Local Board leaders have intransigently refused.’
    • ‘The real opposite of the sublime is, of course, the intransigently banal and commonsensical.’
    • ‘It is a shame that the UN couldn't agree to a legally binding worldwide ban on reproductive cloning, simply because a small group of countries intransigently refused to allow countries to make up their own minds on therapeutic cloning.’