Adjective "Obstinate" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Obstinate


    Definition:

    1. firmly or stubbornly adhering to one's purpose, opinion, etc.; not yielding to argument, persuasion, or entreaty.

    2. characterized by inflexible persistence or an unyielding attitude; inflexibly persisted in or carried out: obstinate advocacy of high tariffs.

    3. not easily controlled or overcome: the obstinate growth of weeds.

    4. not yielding readily to treatment, as a disease.

    Examples:

    "severals can be obstinate on admissions."

    "people can be obstinate."

    "refusals can be obstinate."

    "stands can be obstinate."

    "resistances can be obstinate."

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