Complete Definition of "obstinate"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ˈɑbstənɪt/
SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
AHD|/äb'stə-nĭt/

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Stubbornly adhering to an opinion, purpose, or course; persistent; not yielding to reason, arguments, or other means; stubborn; pertinacious; -- usually implying unreasonableness.
  2. Not yielding; not easily subdued or removed; as, obstinate fever; obstinate obstructions.

Derived terms

obstinately
obstinateness

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