Student Thesaurus

One entry found for recalcitrant.
Entry Word: recalcitrant
Function: adjective
Text: 1 given to resisting authority or another's control <warned the children against becoming recalcitrant while they were in the babysitter's care> -- see DISOBEDIENT
2 given to resisting control or discipline by others <a heart-to-heart talk with the recalcitrant youth revealed that he had a troubled life at home> -- see UNCONTROLLABLE