Adjective Definition

refractory

1.Definition: not responding to treatment

"A refractory case of acne"

Related Adjective(s):stubborn


2.Definition: stubbornly resistant to authority or control

"A refractory child"

Related Adjective(s):fractious, recalcitrant


3.Definition: temporarily unresponsive or not fully responsive to a process or stimulus

"The refractory period of a muscle fiber"




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