Complete Definition of "stubborn"

English

Pronunciation
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:*Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ʌbə(r)n|-ʌbə(r)n

Adjective
en-adj

  1. refusing to move or change one's opinion; obstinate.

#:He is pretty stubborn about his political beliefs, so why bother arguing?
#:Blood can make a very stubborn stain on fabrics if not washed properly.

Synonyms
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Translations

Arabic: ARchar|عنيد unicode|(ʕaní:d)
Chinese: 頑固的, 顽固的 (wángùde)
Crimean Tatar: eriş
Danish: stædig
Dutch: hardnekkig
Finnish: itsepäinen
French: têtu m, têtue f, entêté m, entêtée f, borné m, bornée f
German: stur
Italian: ostinato m, ostinata f, testardo m, testarda f
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Japanese: 頑固な (がんこな, ganko na)
Korean: 고집센 (gojipsen)
Kurdish: KUchar|که‌له‌ ڕه‌ق
Polish: uparty
Portuguese: teimoso m, teimosa f
Russian: упорный (upórnyj)
Spanish: testarudo m, testaruda f, obstinado m, obstinada f, cabezota m&f (familiar use, literally big head); terco m, terca f
Swedish: hardnackad
Telugu: మొండి (moMDi)
Hebrew: עקשן (akshan) m

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