Stiff-neckedness Stiff"-neck`ed*ness, n. The quality or state of being stiff-necked; stubbornness. [1913 Webster]

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  • stiff-neckedness — stiff necked·ness …   English syllables

  • stiff-neckedness — kə̇dnə̇s, ktn noun ( es) : the quality or state of being stiff necked : pride, obstinacy * * * stiffˈ neckedˈness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑stiff …   Useful english dictionary

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