from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not transient; not passing away; permanent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not transient; remaining; permanent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not transient; not passing suddenly away.


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  • But with fading focus and an intransient sense of urgency the Giants' biggest boo-boos right now, the Jets and their smack-talking chatter may just be the medicine they need.

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  • While President Reagan seized upon the Soviet era of reform during the 1980's as an opportune moment to improve relations between the two superpowers, the United States continues to be intransient in its outdated Cold War position with Cuba.

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  • In the years that followed, as the U.S. got mired ever more deeply in Iraq and Afghanistan -- Iran became ever more intransient.

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  • Their intransient ignorance permits them to believe that a liberal media dominates, and all the abundant evidence to the contrary will not sway them from believing it.

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  • Yet in spite of all that, by the middle of the summer, the Chinese were being more intransient than ever before, having not listened to any aspect of the Tibetan side.

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  • It is the quest for dwindling resources and the greed of intransient self-interest on all sides.


  • [ASG] processing operation here in the U.S. the expansion of our cash intransient operation in the U.K. and the development of our solid operating platform in Mexico, we really created a propelling foundation that will allow us to offer a broad spectrum of transaction processing and managed service offerings to financial institutions and retailers alike.

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  • Internationally, we made great strives as well in 2009 in the U.K. for example; our in-house cash intransient operation, which serves nearly 800 of our existing ATM's in that market continue to provide a more cost effective and efficient alternative to third party armored providers, because this operation has been very successful, we have decided to expand by adding another cash depot and we will service another 800 of our ATMs in the U.K.

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  • However, Armenia remains intransient, and this creates the suspicion that Yerevan wants to keep the conflict unresolved as an excuse for indefinite occupation.

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  • I think Hamas by their intransient stand, has been maneuvered into this mess, assisted by the squeeze from it's neighbors.

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