HyperDic: obstinacy

English > 2 senses of the word obstinacy:
NOUNattributeobstinacy, stubbornness, obstinance, mulishnessthe trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
attributeobstinacy, stubbornness, bullheadedness, obstinance, pigheadedness, self-willresolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
obstinacy > pronunciation
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English > obstinacy: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being difficult to handle or overcome.
Synonymsstubbornness, obstinance, mulishness
Broaderintractability, intractablenessThe trait of being hard to influence or control
Spanishobstinación, terquedad, testarudez, tozudez
Catalanobstinació, tossuderia, tossudesa
English > obstinacy: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningresolute adherence to your own ideas or desires.
Synonymsstubbornness, bullheadedness, obstinance, pigheadedness, self-will
Narrowerimpenitence, impenitencyThe trait of refusing to repent
intransigency, intransigenceThe trait of being intransigent
Broaderresoluteness, firmness, firmness of purpose, resolve, resolutionThe trait of being resolute
Spanishcabezonería, empecinamiento, porfía, testarudez, tozudez
Catalancaparrudesa, entercament, entestament, porfídia, testarrudesa, tossudesa

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