Associations to the word «Obdurate»

Wiktionary

OBDURATE, adjective. Stubbornly persistent, generally in wrongdoing; refusing to reform or repent.
OBDURATE, adjective. (obsolete) Physically hardened, toughened.

Dictionary definition

OBDURATE, adjective. Stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing.
OBDURATE, adjective. Showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings; "his flinty gaze"; "the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley