intransigence - Dictionary definition and meaning for word intransigence
intransigence -- can be thought of as in-transit....lacking movement when you are stubborn
Intransigence: inside+transit- Bangladesh is stubbornly refusing to compromise with the transit of Indian vehicles for forming a better link among the seven sisters.
You dont want to be in any transition(transigence) when you are stuborn.
intransigence = in+trans+gente, one who does not want his abandon his position, power or rank is = uncompromising
intransigence can be a sign of intelligence during times of great social fear, desperation, and tyranny.