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intransigence

or intransigency

noun
1.
the state or quality of being intransigent, or refusing to compromise or agree; inflexibility:
No agreement was reached because of intransigence on both sides.
Origin of intransigence
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n.

1882, from French intransigeant, from intransigeant (see intransigent). Related: Intransigency.

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