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Obstinate

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Verb

1. obstinate

persist stubbornly

Example Sentences:
'he obstinates himself against all rational arguments'

Adjective

3. cussed, obdurate, obstinate, unrepentant

stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing

4. contrary, obstinate, perverse, wayward

resistant to guidance or discipline

Example Sentences:
'Mary Mary quite contrary'
'an obstinate child with a violent temper'
'a perverse mood'
'wayward behavior'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Obstinate

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adjective
1. 
adhering fixedly to a particular opinion, attitude, course of action, etc
2. 
self-willed or headstrong
3. 
difficult to subdue or alleviate; persistent
an obstinate fever

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Obstinate

see synonyms of obstinate
adjective
1. 
unreasonably determined to have one's own way; not yielding to reason or plea; stubborn; dogged; mulish
2. 
resisting remedy or treatment
an obstinate fever
3. 
not easily subdued, ended, etc.

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Obstinate

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adj.
1.
a. Stubbornly adhering to an attitude, opinion, or course of action; obdurate.
b. Characterized by such adherence: an obstinate refusal.
2. Difficult to manage, control, or treat: an obstinate problem; an obstinate headache.

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