Definition of Intractableness in English :

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Intractableness meaning in English

Meaning of Intractableness in English

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Intractableness pronunciation in English

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Intractableness

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Noun

1. intractability, intractableness

the trait of being hard to influence or control

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Intractableness

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adjective
1. 
difficult to influence or direct
an intractable disposition
2. 
(of a problem, illness, etc) difficult to solve, alleviate, or cure
3. 
difficult to shape or mould, esp with the hands

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Intractableness

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adjective
not tractable
; specif.,
a. 
hard to manage; unruly or stubborn
b. 
hard to work, manipulate, cure, treat, etc.

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Intractableness

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adj.
1.
a. Difficult to manage, deal with, or change to an acceptable condition: an intractable conflict; an intractable dilemma.
b. Difficult to alleviate, remedy, or cure: intractable pain; intractable depression.
2. Difficult to persuade or keep under control, as in behavior: "Bullheaded enough when he was cold sober, he was intractable after a few drinks" (John Grisham). See Synonyms at obstinate.
3. Difficult to mold or manipulate: intractable materials.

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