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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires. Also: The trait of being difficult to handle.

Usage examples (38)
  • They were so strong in their beliefs that there came a time when it hardly mattered what exactly those beliefs were; they all fused into a single stubbornness.
  • However, it does show that stubbornness is a two-way accusation.
  • In Bush's case, you probably call it stubbornness and/or denial.
  • To me, it seems the refusal to do so is based in stubbornness rather than reason. for more
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