recalcitrant

Recalcitrant vs Hostile - What's the difference?

recalcitrant | hostile | Related terms |

Recalcitrant is a related term of hostile.


As adjectives the difference between recalcitrant and hostile

is that recalcitrant is recalcitrant, rebellious while hostile is belonging or appropriate to an enemy; showing the disposition of an enemy; showing ill will and malevolence, or a desire to thwart and injure; occupied by an enemy or enemies; inimical; unfriendly.

As a noun hostile is

(chiefly|in the plural) an enemy.

Pertinacious vs Recalcitrant - What's the difference?

pertinacious | recalcitrant |


As adjectives the difference between pertinacious and recalcitrant

is that pertinacious is holding tenaciously to an opinion or purpose while recalcitrant is recalcitrant, rebellious.

Recalcitrant vs Disorderly - What's the difference?

recalcitrant | disorderly | Related terms |

Recalcitrant is a related term of disorderly.


As adjectives the difference between recalcitrant and disorderly

is that recalcitrant is recalcitrant, rebellious while disorderly is not in order; marked by disorder or disarray.

Recalcitrant vs Incompetent - What's the difference?

recalcitrant | incompetent |


As adjectives the difference between recalcitrant and incompetent

is that recalcitrant is recalcitrant, rebellious while incompetent is incompetent.

Curmudgeonly vs Recalcitrant - What's the difference?

curmudgeonly | recalcitrant |


As adjectives the difference between curmudgeonly and recalcitrant

is that curmudgeonly is characteristic of a curmudgeon; churlish while recalcitrant is recalcitrant, rebellious.

Cantankerous vs Recalcitrant - What's the difference?

cantankerous | recalcitrant |


As adjectives the difference between cantankerous and recalcitrant

is that cantankerous is given to or marked by an ill-tempered nature, ill-tempered, cranky, surly, crabby while recalcitrant is recalcitrant, rebellious.

Intransigence vs Recalcitrant - What's the difference?

intransigence | recalcitrant |


As a noun intransigence

is unwillingness to change one's views or to agree.

As an adjective recalcitrant is

recalcitrant, rebellious.

Reticent vs Recalcitrant - What's the difference?

reticent | recalcitrant |


As adjectives the difference between reticent and recalcitrant

is that reticent is reluctant; reticent while recalcitrant is recalcitrant, rebellious.

Recalcitrant vs Implacable - What's the difference?

recalcitrant | implacable |


As adjectives the difference between recalcitrant and implacable

is that recalcitrant is recalcitrant, rebellious while implacable is unplaceable; that cannot be put or placed.

Recalcitrant vs Wild - What's the difference?

recalcitrant | wild |


As an adjective recalcitrant

is recalcitrant, rebellious.

As a proper noun wild is

for a wild person, or for someone living in uncultivated land.

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