Submissive and stubborn

intractable
(adj)
in-TRAC-tǝ-bǝll
Meaning

unruly; stubborn; unyielding; not willing or able to be controlled

1st Sample Sentence

At school I was known as an intractable boy who never did what he was told.

Root

trahere (to pull, draw) (Latin)

Synonyms

contentious, headstrong, intractable, obstinate, recalcitrant, refractory

Antonyms

amenable, complaisant, compliant, docile, tractable

Mnemonics

Intractable: things which can not be brought in the right track. opposite of tractable.

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