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Obstinate vs. Unyielding

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Obstinateadjective

Stubbornly adhering to an opinion, purpose, or course, usually with implied unreasonableness; persistent.

Unyieldingadjective

Not giving in; not bending; stubborn.

Obstinateadjective

Said of inanimate things not easily subdued or removed.

Unyieldingadjective

stubbornly unyielding;

‘dogged persistence’; ‘dour determination’; ‘the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics’; ‘a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it’; ‘men tenacious of opinion’;

Obstinateadjective

Pertinaciously adhering to an opinion, purpose, or course; persistent; not yielding to reason, arguments, or other means; stubborn; pertinacious; - usually implying unreasonableness.

‘I have known great cures done by obstinate resolution of drinking no wine.’; ‘No ass so meek, no ass so obstinate.’; ‘Of sense and outward things.’;

Unyieldingadjective

refusing to give way or compromise;

‘unyielding determination’;

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Obstinateadjective

Not yielding; not easily subdued or removed; as, obstinate fever; obstinate obstructions.

Unyieldingadjective

having austere inflexibility;

‘a flinty manner’; ‘granitic morality’; ‘his unyielding mouth and glassy eyes’;

Obstinateverb

persist stubbornly;

‘he obstinates himself against all rational arguments’;

Obstinateadjective

stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing

Obstinateadjective

resistant to guidance or discipline;

‘Mary Mary quite contrary’; ‘an obstinate child with a violent temper’; ‘a perverse mood’; ‘wayward behavior’;

Obstinateadjective

persisting in a reactionary stand

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Obstinateadjective

stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or chosen course of action, despite attempts to persuade one to do so

‘her obstinate determination to pursue a career in radio’;

Obstinateadjective

(of an unwelcome situation) very difficult to change or overcome

‘the obstinate problem of unemployment’;

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