Despite losing his allowance, his car, and his cell phone, Henry continued to defy his parents in recalcitrant or highly stubborn rebellion. He stayed out too late, told lies, and disobeyed their wishes in a continuing rush of recalcitrant and disobedient behavior. Henry’s mom took his recalcitrant or resistant ways with calm, knowing that high school was a hard time, and that her willful son was bound to struggle with authority figures.
Quiz: What might happen to a recalcitrant student at school?
- They would likely be punished for being disobedient and defiant.
- They would likely get a low participation grade since they are so shy.
- They would likely get low grades due to missing so many days of class.