Definition of recalcitrance in English:

recalcitrance

Translate recalcitrance into Spanish

noun

See recalcitrant

‘The moodiness, mischieviousness and mulish recalcitrance we see in all our favorite appliances comprise much of what it means to be a human born after AD 1400.’
  • ‘Indeed, one of the prices of a victory won in the face of French and German recalcitrance has been a slide in UK support for the single currency.’
  • ‘For some reason, this lawless recalcitrance was rewarded by the provincial government in 1993, when the residents were given 99-year leases on their property for about a dollar a day.’
  • ‘But in order to become a part of medical history, parahuman reproduction and human genetic engineering must circumvent the recalcitrance of an antiquated culture.’
  • ‘It is permissible to cast this as popular ignorance but more accurate to name it recalcitrance, the hardheaded preference of some colonists for their own common version of what was lawful.’

Pronunciation

recalcitrance

/rəˈkalsətrəns/ /rəˈkælsətrəns/