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ˈɒb dʊ rɪt, -dyʊ-ob·du·rate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cussed, obdurate, obstinate, unrepentantadjective

    stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing

  2. flinty, flint, granitic, obdurate, stonyadjective

    showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings

    "his flinty gaze"; "the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart"

Wiktionary

  1. obdurateadjective

    Stubbornly persistent, generally in wrongdoing; refusing to reform or repent.

  2. obdurateadjective

    Physically hardened, toughened.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obdurateadjective

    hardened in feelings, esp. against moral or mollifying influences; unyielding; hard-hearted; stubbornly wicked

  2. Obdurateadjective

    hard; harsh; rugged; rough; intractable

  3. Obdurateverb

    to harden

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Obdurate

    ob′dū-rāt, adj. hardened in heart or in feelings: difficult to influence, esp. in a moral sense: stubborn: harsh.—n. Ob′dūracy, state of being obdurate: invincible hardness of heart.—adv. Ob′dūrately.—ns. Ob′dūrateness, Obdūrā′tion.—adj. Obdūred′, hardened. [L. obdurāre, -ātumob, against, durāre, to harden—durus, hard.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obdurate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obdurate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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