EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

In use since at least 1856 (Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary, published 1985). From French récalcitrance.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪ.ˈkæl.sɪ.ˌtɹəns/

NounEdit

recalcitrance (countable and uncountable, plural recalcitrances)

  1. The state of being recalcitrant.