intransigent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word intransigent
intransigent = in-'not' + transact => won't do the transaction
imagine you are going on a trip. the TRANSPORT AGENT is very strict in payment of money. so INTRANSIGENT= transport + agent = very stubborn
a GENT IN TRANS(trance) doesnt listen to anyone..doesnt compromise
In = not, trans = change, for igent think 'disagreement.' Thus: to <B>not change</B> in a <B>disagreement</B>.