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Definition of Obstinately

Obstinately
Obstinate Ob"sti*nate, a. [L. obstinatus, p. p. of obstinare to set about a thing with firmness, to persist in; ob (see Ob-) + a word from the root of stare to stand. See Stand, and cf.Destine.] 1. Pertinaciously adhering to an opinion, purpose, or course; persistent; not yielding to reason, arguments, or other means; stubborn; pertinacious; -- usually implying unreasonableness. I have known great cures done by obstinate resolution of drinking no wine. --Sir W. Temple. No ass so meek, no ass so obstinate. --Pope. Of sense and outward things. --Wordsworth. 2. Not yielding; not easily subdued or removed; as, obstinate fever; obstinate obstructions. Syn: Stubborn; inflexible; immovable; firm; pertinacious; persistent; headstrong; opinionated; unyielding; refractory; contumacious. See Stubborn. -- Ob"sti*nate*ly, adv. -- Ob"sti*nate*ness, n.

Meaning of Obstinately from wikipedia

- [ostiˈnaːto] (derived from Italian: stubborn, compare English, from Latin: 'obstinate') is a motif or phrase that persistently repeats in the same musical voice...
- persuade them to accompany him. Obstinate and Pliable go after Christian to bring him back, but Christian refuses. Obstinate returns disgusted, but Pliable...
- of excommunication or interdict has been imposed or declared or who obstinately persist in manifest grave sin: Those who have been excommunicated or...
- (/ˈmʌmpsɪməs/) is a "traditional custom obstinately adhered to however unreasonable it may be", or "someone who obstinately clings to an error, bad habit or...
- turn, aided the American war effort. George III is often accused of obstinately trying to keep Great Britain at war with the revolutionaries in America...
- power in 1812 reached Moscow, but eventually failed miserably as the obstinate resistance in combination with the bitterly cold Russian winter led to...
- and 1976 at the Grenoble International Film Festival. In 1996, Chile, Obstinate Memory was released and followed Guzmán back to Chile as he screened the...
- and can therefore be opened only from the inside, representing "the obstinately shut mind". The painting was considered by many to be the most important...
- patient, hardy, and long-lived than horses, and are described as less obstinate and more intelligent than donkeys.: 5  The mule is valued because, while...
- submit to reason and take on the semblance of History. But where she obstinately disdains to make herself credible, and refuses to admit any element of...