Synonyms for intractable

Synonyms for (adj) intractable

Synonyms: intractable

Definition: not tractable; difficult to manage or mold

Usage: an intractable disposition; intractable pain; the most intractable issue of our era; intractable metal

Similar words: balking, balky

Definition: stopping short and refusing to go on

Usage: a balking; a balky mule; a balky customer

Similar words: refractory, stubborn

Definition: not responding to treatment

Usage: a stubborn infection; a refractory case of acne; stubborn rust stains

Similar words: uncontrollable, unmanageable

Definition: difficult to solve or alleviate

Usage: uncontrollable pain

Similar words: unmalleable

Definition: difficult or impossible to shape or work

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