Associations to the word «Obstinate»


OBSTINATE, adjective. Stubbornly adhering to an opinion, purpose, or course, usually with implied unreasonableness; persistent.
OBSTINATE, adjective. Said of inanimate things not easily subdued or removed.

Dictionary definition

OBSTINATE, verb. Persist stubbornly; "he obstinates himself against all rational arguments".
OBSTINATE, adjective. Tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield.
OBSTINATE, adjective. Stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing.
OBSTINATE, adjective. Resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior".

Wise words

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