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stubborn


stub·born  (stbrn)
adj. stub·born·er, stub·born·est
1.
a. Unreasonably, often perversely unyielding; bullheaded.
b. Firmly resolved or determined; resolute. See Synonyms at obstinate.
2. Characterized by perseverance; persistent.
3. Difficult to treat or deal with; resistant to treatment or effort: stubborn soil; stubborn stains.

[Middle English stuborn.]

stubborn·ly adv.
stubborn·ness n.


stubborn  /stbrn/  adj. 1 unwilling to change ones mind: My stubborn little boy would not put his coat on; he held his arms to his sides and said, No, no. 2 continuing to do s.t. even if it is difficult: My sister wont ever stop trying to sell her paintings; she is very stubborn.

Thesaurus: stubborn 1 obstinate, pig-headed, willful. Ant. cooperative. 2 persistent, tenacious. stubborn

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