Synonyms of recalcitrant in English:

recalcitrant


See definition of recalcitrant

adjective

1‘a class of recalcitrant fifteen-year-olds’

SYNONYMS

uncooperative, obstinately disobedient, intractable, unmanageable, ungovernable, refractory, insubordinate, defiant, rebellious, mutinous, wilful, wayward, headstrong, self-willed, contrary, perverse, difficult, awkward, obdurate

British informal bloody-minded, bolshie, stroppy

archaic contumacious, froward

rare renitent, pervicacious

ANTONYMS

amenable, docile, compliant