Mulishness
Mulish Mul"ish (m[=u]l"[i^]sh), a. Like a mule; sullen; stubborn. -- {Mul"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Mul"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • mulishness — noun see mulish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mulishness — See mulishly. * * * …   Universalium

  • mulishness — noun The characteristic of being mulish …   Wiktionary

  • mulishness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being stubbornly unyielding: buUheadedness, doggedness, hard headedness, obstinacy, obstinateness, pertina ciousness, pertinacity, perverseness, perversity, pigheadedness, tenaciousness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • mulishness — mjuːlɪlɪʃnɪs n. stubbornness, unwillingness to yield or comply …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mulishness — n. Stubbornness, doggedness, obstinacy …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • mulishness — mul·ish·ness …   English syllables

  • mulishness — noun the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome • Syn: ↑stubbornness, ↑obstinacy, ↑obstinance • Derivationally related forms: ↑stubborn, ↑stubborn (for: ↑stubbornness) …   Useful english dictionary

  • perversity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. obstinacy, obduracy, perverseness, mulishness, cussedness (sl.); waywardness, unconformity; contumacy, wickedness. See irascibility. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being… …   English dictionary for students

  • obstinacy — noun 1. resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires • Syn: ↑stubbornness, ↑bullheadedness, ↑obstinance, ↑pigheadedness, ↑self will • Derivationally related forms: ↑pigheaded (for …   Useful english dictionary

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