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Definition of 'obstinate'

Verb

  1. persist stubbornly; "he obstinates himself against all rational arguments"

Adjective

  1. tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
       Synonyms: stubborn unregenerate
       Antonyms: docile
  2. stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
       Synonyms: cussed obdurate unrepentant
  3. resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior"
       Synonyms: contrary perverse wayward


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