also intransigeant (ĭn-trăn′sə-jənt, -zə-)
Refusing to moderate a position, especially an extreme position; uncompromising.
[French intransigeant, from Spanish intransigente : in-, not (from Latin; see in-1) + transigente, present participle of transigir, to compromise (from Latin trānsigere, to come to an agreement : trāns-, trans- + agere, to drive; see ag- in Indo-European roots).]
in·tran′si·gence, in·tran′si·gen·cy n.
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