Refractoriness - definition, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈfræktərɪnɪs|
Brit.  |rɪˈfræktərɪnɪs|

noun

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

Examples

...refractory players will be ejected from the game...

...believing that rules are only for other people, he's been refractory virtually his entire life...

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