Synonyms of intractable in English:

intractable


See definition of intractable

adjective

1‘their problems have become more acute and intractable’

SYNONYMS

unmanageable, uncontrollable, ungovernable, out of control, out of hand, impossible to cope with

difficult, awkward, complex, troublesome, demanding, burdensome

ANTONYMS

manageable

2‘there was no budging this intractable man’

SYNONYMS

stubborn, obstinate, obdurate, inflexible, unadaptable, unmalleable, unbending, unyielding, uncompromising, unaccommodating, uncooperative, difficult, awkward, perverse, contrary, disobedient, indomitable, refractory, recalcitrant, pig-headed, bull-headed, wilful

North American rock-ribbed

informal stiff-necked

British informal bloody-minded

North American informal balky

ANTONYMS

compliant, obedient