Example sentences for: intractable

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

  • 2 This process may identify patients who have not yet developed severe dependence, thereby pre-venting the development of more intractable stages of alcoholism.

  • 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.

  • The problem is nearly intractable because of the way the government is currently structured.

  • At long last, there's a cure for the intractable problem of the "undecided" voter.

  • Since the Irish Republican Army refuses to decommission its weapons before representatives of Sinn Fein, its political wing, are seated in the new Northern Ireland executive, and since the Unionist leader refuses to call the assembly to order before the IRA gives up at least some of its arms, the current stalemate seems fairly intractable.


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