intractable - Dictionary definition and meaning for word intractable

(adj) not tractable; difficult to manage or mold
Example Sentence
  • an intractable disposition
  • intractable pain
  • the most intractable issue of our era
  • intractable metal

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for intractable

Intractable: things which can not be brought in the right track... opposite of tractable.
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by yokel

tract(TRACK)..SO you have decided to track about your UNRULY CHILD...and you have approached the agency to do this.
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by preetisoni2411

Intractable is IN(Not)+TRACT(STRETCH)+ABLE(Do)...means if something/someone is not stretchable/flexible,implies STUBBORN or UNYIELDING.
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by KSahoo

intractable has 'tract' which reminds me of tractor in fields.. And given a tractor to drive, it would be hard for me to control...
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by shriniket.kale

In(not)+tractable(trackable)'s nothing but wild (it's a synonym)..another is un-yielding..wild ones are un-yielding too..
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by Thisisnotme

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by yokel

Sounds like in-trackable= something not trackable is difficult to manage
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by Walkingdictionary

its difficult to manage TRACTOR!!
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by akshayakshay

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