Definitions For Recalcitrant


  • Marked by stubborn resistance to authority
  • Stubbornly resistant to authority or control

Is Recalcitrant a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Recalcitrant is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Recalcitrant in a Sentence

  • The manager worried that the recalcitrant employee would try to undermine his authority
  • A heart-to-heart talk with the recalcitrant youth revealed that he had a troubled life at home

Synonyms for Recalcitrant

Antonyms for Recalcitrant

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