Synonyms of recalcitrant in English:

recalcitrant


See definition of recalcitrant

adjective

1‘a class of recalcitrant fifteen-year-olds’

SYNONYMS
uncooperative, obstinately disobedient, intractable, unmanageable, ungovernable, refractory, insubordinate, defiant, rebellious, mutinous, wilful, wayward, headstrong, self-willed, contrary, perverse, difficult, awkward, obdurate
British informal bloody-minded, bolshie, stroppy
archaic contumacious, froward
rare renitent, pervicacious
ANTONYMS

amenable, docile, compliant