Example sentences for: intractable

How can you use “intractable” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The system was intractable.

  • Those who opposed involvement in Bosnia in the early '90s--and who doubt that NATO can bring peace to Kosovo today--argue that the long record of intractable ethnic tension among the Balkan peoples means we should stay out.

  • If they can't--and if economists can't find a way to resolve the world's newly intractable macroeconomic problems--all sorts of heresy become entirely reasonable.

  • How, for example, can Japan be stuck in a seemingly intractable slump--one that it does not seem able to get out of simply by printing coupons?

  • The approved view until recently was that Reno had made herself irrelevant--a Washington nonplayer--by being so intractable and prissy.

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