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n. - The quality of being stubborn.

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Usage examples (7)
  • Adjective : an obdurate sinner
  • Such obdurateness, truculence and refusal to accept reality is to be applauded.
  • For it is only by many acts of attention and even of subservience that the suitor's relatives break down the obdurateness of the fianc√©'s relatives and make them relax...
  • Mr. Hard-Heart, thou art here indicted by the name of Hard-Heart (an intruder upon the town of Mansoul), for that thou didst most desperately and wickedly possess the town of...
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