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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The trait of being difficult to handle or overcome.

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  • What is the percentage for mulishness that the Obama Campaign needs to factor into a strategy for winning electoral votes?
  • He put it down to his own mulishness that he had hung on and had learned through the little boy of her removal from the palace.
  • It was very easy to see who the boy's parents were; the sweetness of the mother's temper was mingled with the mulishness of the father's.
  • But I was not to be put off, which is something I never completely understand about myself: the streak of mulishness that asserts itself at inopportune moments. for more
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