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Definition of Obstinateness

Obstinateness
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 Obstinateness 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...
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- They, and others, conclude that as a person Victoria was emotional, obstinate, honest, and straight-talking. Contrary to po****r belief, her staff and...
- Lieutenant-General John Burgoyne at Saratoga. George III is often accused of obstinately trying to keep Great Britain at war with the revolutionaries in America...
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- government as a precursor to an authoritarian state. This woman is headstrong, obstinate and dangerously self-opinionated. — ****essment by the ICI in 1948 After...
- (/ˈmʌmpsɪməs/) is a "traditional custom obstinately adhered to however unreasonable it may be", or "someone who obstinately clings to an error, bad habit or...
- set about depriving Caesar's senatorial enemies of two of their more obstinate leaders in Cato and Cicero. Clodius was a bitter opponent of Cicero because...
- opined that Guevara was a "brave, sincere and determined man who was also obstinate, narrow, and dogmatic". At the end of his life, according to Thomas, "he...
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