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Adjective: intractable  in'trak-tu-bul
  1. Not tractable; difficult to manage or mould
    "an intractable disposition"; "intractable pain"; "the most intractable issue of our era"; "intractable metal"

See also: balking [N. Amer], balky, baulking [Brit], baulky [Brit], defiant, difficult, disobedient, flexibility, noncompliant, obstinate, refractory, stubborn, tractability, tractableness, uncontrollable, unmalleable, unmanageable, unregenerate, untamed, wild

Antonym: tractable

Encyclopedia: Intractable