Definitions for obstinacyˈɒb stə nə si
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stubbornness, obstinacy, obstinance, mulishness(noun)
the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
stubbornness, bullheadedness, obstinacy, obstinance, pigheadedness, self-will(noun)
resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
The state, or an act, of stubbornness or doggedness.
He finished only through a mixture of determined obstinacy and ingenuity.
a fixedness in will, opinion, or resolution that can not be shaken at all, or only with great difficulty; firm and usually unreasonable adherence to an opinion, purpose, or system; unyielding disposition; stubborness; pertinacity; persistency; contumacy
the quality or state of being difficult to remedy, relieve, or subdue; as, the obstinacy of a disease or evil
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. To stick to your favorite lie or truth because you know you are wrong in either case. 2. The ego's peacock-plumes.
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