intractable - Dictionary definition and meaning for word intractable
tract(TRACK)..SO you have decided to track about your UNRULY CHILD...and you have approached the agency to do this.
Intractable is IN(Not)+TRACT(STRETCH)+ABLE(Do)...means if something/someone is not stretchable/flexible,implies STUBBORN or UNYIELDING.
intractable has 'tract' which reminds me of tractor in fields.. And given a tractor to drive, it would be hard for me to control...
In(not)+tractable(trackable)...it's nothing but wild (it's a synonym)..another is un-yielding..wild ones are un-yielding too..
Sounds like in-trackable= something not trackable is difficult to manage
its difficult to manage TRACTOR!!