Recalcitrance - definition, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈkælsətrəns|
Brit.  |rɪˈkælsɪtrəns|

noun

- the trait of being unmanageable (syn: recalcitrancy, refractoriness, unmanageableness)

Examples

...punished her recalcitrance by taking away her driving privileges...

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