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Detailed Translations for recalcitrant from English to French

recalcitrant:

recalcitrant adj

  1. recalcitrant (rebellious; stubborn)
  2. recalcitrant (tight lipped)
  3. recalcitrant (against the grain; awkward)
  4. recalcitrant (refractory; tenacious; obstinate; )
  5. recalcitrant (obstinate; rigid; stern; )
  6. recalcitrant (revolting; obstinate)

recalcitrant [the ~] noun

  1. the recalcitrant (refuser)
    le récalcitrant

Translation Matrix for recalcitrant:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
entêté pig-headed person; stubborn person
rebelle agitator; insurgent; mutineer; rebel; revolter; revolutionary; rioter
récalcitrant recalcitrant; refuser
révolte commotion; disturbance; fisticuffs; hindrance; insurrection; obstruction; opposition; pandemonium; rebellion; resistance; revolt; revolution; riot; sabotage; turnover; upheaval
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- fractious; refractory
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
acharné recalcitrant; tight lipped assiduous; diligent; dogged; embittered; furious; grim; headstrong; industrious; mad; mulish; obstinate; persevering; persistent; sedulous; sullen; wayward; wilful; willful
buté against the grain; awkward; recalcitrant headstrong; obstinate; pig-headed; stiff-necked; stubborn; unrelenting; unyielding; wilful; willful
contrariant against the grain; awkward; recalcitrant headstrong; obstinate; pig-headed; stubborn
d'une façon récalcitrante against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; revolting; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending obstinate; uncontrollable; ungovernable; unmanageable
en rebelle against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; revolting; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending headstrong; obstinate; pig-headed; stubborn
entêté against the grain; awkward; recalcitrant dense; headstrong; mulish; obstinate; pig-headed; stiff-necked; stubborn; unrelenting; unyielding; wilful; willful
fixe against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending cantankerous; concentrated; crabbed; crusty; definite; established; final; fixed; fossilised; fossilized; gruff; grumpy; intently; nagging; permanent; petrified; rigid; set; stable; star; steady; stern; stiff; strenuous; sullen; surly; unavoided; with concentration
fixement against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending fixed; fossilised; fossilized; petrified; rigid; set; star; stern; stiff
haineux recalcitrant; tight lipped embittered; exasperated; irreconcilable; resentful; suppressed; vengeful; vindictive
impassible against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending calm; cantankerous; carefree; careless; collected; composed; cool; crabbed; crusty; dispassionate; dry-eyed; easy; emotionless; equanimous; fearless; fixed; fossilised; fossilized; freely; fresh; gruff; grumpy; hard-hearted; heartless; impassive; indifferent; insensitive; intrepid; light-spirited; lighthearted; nagging; petrified; placid; rigid; set; soulless; star; stern; stiff; stolid; sullen; super cooled; surly; unaffected; unbroached; uncaring; unconcerned; undisturbed; unemotional; unfeeling; unhindered; unimpaired; uninterrupted; unmoved; unopened; unperturbed; unspoiled; untouched; unused; unweakened; virgin
indocile against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending headstrong; obstinate; pig-headed; stubborn; unruly
inflexible against the grain; awkward; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending inexorable; inflexible; obstinate; precise; precisely; stringent; unrelenting; unyielding
insoumis against the grain; boring; cross-grained; dull; grumpy; headstrong; heady; immovable; inflexible; leathery; mindless; obstinate; persevering; persistent; pig-headed; rebellious; recalcitrant; refractory; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; stupefied; sullen; surly; tacky; tedious; tenacious; tough; unbending; unrelenting; unyielding; viscous headstrong; obstinate; pig-headed; stubborn
insubordonné boring; cross-grained; dull; grumpy; headstrong; heady; leathery; mindless; obstinate; persevering; persistent; pig-headed; rebellious; recalcitrant; refractory; stern; stubborn; stupefied; sullen; surly; tacky; tedious; tenacious; tough; unrelenting; unyielding; viscous
insubordonnée against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending headstrong; obstinate; pig-headed; stubborn
intransigeant against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending
inébranlable against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending decisive; firm; firm as a rock; fixed; indisputable; permanent; persistent; resolute; stable; standing-on; staunch; steady; stiff; unassailable; unshakable
obstiné against the grain; awkward; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending dogged; headstrong; mulish; obstinate; persevering; persistent; pig-headed; pigheaded; stiff-necked; stubborn; wayward; wilful; willful
opiniâtre rebellious; recalcitrant; stubborn headstrong; obstinate; pig-headed; pigheaded; stiff-necked; stubborn; wilful; willful
raide against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending abstemious; broke; cantankerous; clumsy; crabbed; crusty; doltish; drunk; drunken; fixed; fossilised; fossilized; gawky; gruff; grumpy; intoxicated; measured; nagging; not very good; owlish; petrified; pissed; poor; rigid; set; star; stern; stiff; sullen; surly; tight; tipsy; tough; uneasy; unhandy; wooden
rancunier recalcitrant; tight lipped embittered; exasperated; irreconcilable; resentful; suppressed; vengeful; vindictive
rebelle against the grain; boring; cross-grained; dull; grumpy; headstrong; heady; immovable; inflexible; leathery; mindless; obstinate; persevering; persistent; pig-headed; rebellious; recalcitrant; refractory; revolting; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; stupefied; sullen; surly; tacky; tedious; tenacious; tough; unbending; unrelenting; unyielding; viscous epoch making; ground-breaking; insurgent; mutinous; obstinate; pioneering; rebellious; revolutionary
retenu against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending aloof; average; bottled up; considerate; demure; discreet; grave; inhibited; kept off; moderate; modest; pent up; reserved; restrained; reticent; sedate; sober
revêche against the grain; awkward; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending embittered; grim; obstinate; sullen
rigide against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending according to the rules; cantankerous; conscientious; crabbed; crusty; cutting; exact; fixed; fossilised; fossilized; gruff; grumpy; inflexible; nagging; nipping; petrified; precise; precisely; rigid; set; severe; snappy; star; stern; stiff; strict; stringent; sullen; surly
récalcitrant against the grain; boring; cross-grained; dull; grumpy; headstrong; heady; immovable; inflexible; leathery; mindless; obstinate; persevering; persistent; pig-headed; rebellious; recalcitrant; refractory; revolting; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; stupefied; sullen; surly; tacky; tedious; tenacious; tough; unbending; unrelenting; unyielding; viscous disobedient; dogged; headstrong; mulish; obstinate; pig-headed; stubborn; uncontrollable; ungovernable; unmanageable; unruly; wayward; wilful; willful
réservé against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending aloof; average; businesslike; chilli; chilly; cold; considerate; cool; demure; discreet; distant; grave; in an unresponsive way; kept for; moderate; modest; not saying much; put aside; reserved; reticent; sedate; set aside; sober; subdued; taciturn; tight-lipped
réticent against the grain; awkward; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending headstrong; obstinate; pig-headed; stubborn
révolte rebellious; recalcitrant; stubborn
serré against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending bashfull; cantankerous; clamped down; clasped; crabbed; cramped; crusty; diffident; gruff; grumpy; nagging; narrow; narrow minded; narrowly; oppressed; petty; pressing; rigid; small; stringent; stuck; sullen; surly; tight; urgent; wedged
taciturne against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending aloof; in peace; in silence; not saying much; reserved; reticent; silent; soundless; tacit; taciturn; tight-lipped; toneless
tenace against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending decisive; firm; headstrong; obstinate; persistent; resolute; stiff-necked; stubborn; unshakable; wilful; willful
tendu against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending cantankerous; concentrated; crabbed; crusty; elongated; gruff; grumpy; intently; nagging; rigid; spanned; strained; strenuous; stressed; stretched; sullen; surly; tense; uptight; with concentration
têtu against the grain; awkward; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; rebellious; recalcitrant; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending dense; dogged; headstrong; mulish; obstinate; pig-headed; pigheaded; stiff-necked; stubborn; wayward; wilful; willful
vindicatif recalcitrant; tight lipped embittered; exasperated; hungry for revenge; irreconcilable; resentful; suppressed; thirsty for revenge; vengeful; vindictive
à contrecoeur against the grain; immovable; inflexible; obstinate; recalcitrant; revolting; rigid; star; stern; straight-backed; stubborn; unbending headstrong; obstinate; pig-headed; reluctantly; stubborn; unwillingly; with a bad grace

Synonyms for "recalcitrant":


Related Definitions for "recalcitrant":

  1. marked by stubborn resistance to authority1
    • the University suspended the most recalcitrant demonstrators1
  2. stubbornly resistant to authority or control1

Wiktionary Translations for recalcitrant:

recalcitrant
adjective
  1. -
recalcitrant
adjective
  1. Qui résister avec opiniâtreté ; qui ne se laisser pas faire.

Cross Translation:
FromToVia
recalcitrant à contrefil; contrariant tegendraads — tegen de draad, weerspannig
recalcitrant récalcitrant aufsässig — sich Anweisungen widersetzend, meist aus Trotz oder um zu provozieren
recalcitrant récalcitrant; réticent renitent — einem Druck widerstehend



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