Adjective "Stubborn" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Stubborn


    Definition:

    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.

    Examples:

    "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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