stubbornness

  • 1 stubbornness — index defiance, diligence (perseverance), tenacity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 stubbornness — is spelt with two ns …

    Modern English usage

  • 3 stubbornness — n. 1) sheer stubbornness 2) stubbornness about 3) stubbornness to + inf. (it was sheer stubbornness not to agree) 4) out of stubbornness (she refused to compromise out of stubbornness) * * * sheer stubbornness stubbornness about stubbornness to + …

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  • 4 stubbornness — stubborn ► ADJECTIVE 1) determined not to change one s attitude or position. 2) difficult to move, remove, or cure. DERIVATIVES stubbornly adverb stubbornness noun. ORIGIN of unknown origin …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 Stubbornness — Stubborn Stub born, a. [OE. stoburn, stiborn; probably fr. AS. styb a stub. See {Stub}.] Firm as a stub or stump; stiff; unbending; unyielding; persistent; hence, unreasonably obstinate in will or opinion; not yielding to reason or persuasion;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 stubbornness — noun see stubborn …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 stubbornness — See stubbornly. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 8 stubbornness — noun The state of being stubborn …

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  • 9 stubbornness — Synonyms and related words: adhesiveness, antipathy, application, assiduity, assiduousness, averseness, aversion, backwardness, balkiness, bigotry, bulldog tenacity, bullheadedness, cantankerousness, cohesiveness, concentration, consistency,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 stubbornness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. obstinacy, doggedness, inflexibility, pertinacity, indomitability, perverseness, perversity, contumacy, obduracy, adamancy, refractoriness, mulishness, sullenness, pigheadedness, stupidity, intractableness, bullheadedness,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 11 stubbornness — stub·born·ness || stÊŒbÉ™(r)nɪs n. obstinacy; persistence, tenacity …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 stubbornness — stub·born·ness …

    English syllables

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

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  • 14 self-will — stubbornness, obstinacy …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 stubborn — 01. He knew he was wrong, but he was simply too [stubborn] to admit it. 02. My boss is so [stubborn]. Once he gets an idea in his head, there s just no changing his mind. 03. The policeman [stubbornly] refused to reduce my speeding ticket to a… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 Obsessive–compulsive personality disorder — Not to be confused with Obsessive–compulsive disorder. Obsessive–compulsive personality disorder Classification and external resources ICD 10 F60.5 ICD 9 …

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

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

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  • 19 inflexibility — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Solidity] Syn. rigidity, stiffness, stability, toughness, inflexibleness, temper, induration, ossification, petrifaction, fossilization, glaciation, crystallization, vitrification; see also firmness 2 . 2. [Stubbornness] Syn …

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

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