Adjective "Stubborn" Definition and Examples




    1. unreasonably obstinate; obstinately unmoving: a stubborn child.

    2. fixed or set in purpose or opinion; resolute: a stubborn opponent of foreign aid.

    3. obstinately maintained, as a course of action: a stubborn resistance.

    4. difficult to manage or suppress: a stubborn horse; a stubborn pain.

    5. hard, tough, or stiff, as stone or wood; difficult to shape or work.


    "rates can be stubborn at levels."

    "people can be stubborn about things."

    "people can be stubborn at times."

    "people can be stubborn as pigs."

    "people can be stubborn as devils."

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