Example sentences for: intransigent

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

  • He won the eternal enmity of British lefties, but he was right: The unions were lazy and intransigent.

  • The largest white party bolted, and has taken an increasingly intransigent stance toward Mandela.

  • La Repubblica of Rome described Germany's call on Sunday for an immediate pan-European initiative against the Algerian terrorists as a conscious decision to override the feelings of its great ally, France, out of "fear of seeing the triumph only a few hours' flight from Frankfurt, Paris and Milan of intransigent and violent Islamic fundamentalists on a par with those of Afghanistan or of Iran before [President Mohammed] Khatami."

  • I have few data to support me, and my stamina are not up to long, tedious research, but I have a hunch that media —the main agendum on many a pedant's plate these days—is well on its way to becoming a standard singular noun, except perhaps among hidebound literati and intransigent intelligentsia on various university campi, in style books, and in other blessed receptacles of holy semantic writ.

  • Labor in the United States is by no means perfect, and dealing with intransigent unions can be a byzantine, harrowing, and expensive process.


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