- Inflexible and unwilling to negotiate or make concessions.
- 2014 November 14, Stephen Halliday, “Scotland 1-0 Republic of Ireland: Maloney the hero”, in The Scotsman:
- The visitors, who surprisingly dropped their talismanic record goalscorer Robbie Keane from their starting line-up for a competitive game for the first time in 13 years, adopted a direct and uncompromising approach.
- See also Thesaurus:obstinate
inflexible and unwilling to negotiate or make concessions