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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires; The trait of being difficult to handle or overcome.

Usage examples (34)
  • I urged him to throw away his mystics; but he adhered to them with the greater obstinacy.
  • The young vice-toqui, exasperated at what he called the obstinacy of the
  • At Northampton I often offended people I liked by what they called my obstinacy when a principle was at stake.
  • He had been trying to persuade me to disregard what he termed the obstinacy of the old folks, and said impatiently: for more
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