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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·trac·ta·ble /(ˌ)ɪnˈtræktəbəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·trac·ta·ble /(ˈ)ɪnˈtræktəbəl/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·tract·a·ble a.  Not tractable; not easily governed, managed, or directed; indisposed to be taught, disciplined, or tamed; violent; stubborn; obstinate; refractory; as, an intractable child.
 Syn: -- Stubborn; perverse; obstinate; refractory; cross; unmanageable; unruly; headstrong; violent; ungovernable; unteachable.
 -- In*tract*a*ble*ness, n. -- In*tract*a*bly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : not tractable; difficult to manage or mold; "an intractable
            disposition"; "intractable pain"; "the most intractable
            issue of our era"; "intractable metal" [ant: tractable]