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Resolute vs. Stubborn

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Resoluteadjective

Firm, unyielding, determined.

‘She was resolute in her determination to resist his romantic advances.’; ‘He was resolute in his decision to stay.’;

Stubbornadjective

Refusing to move or to change one's opinion; obstinate; firmly resisting; persistent in doing something.

‘He is pretty stubborn about his political beliefs, so why bother arguing?’; ‘Blood can make a very stubborn stain on fabrics if not washed properly.’;

Resoluteadjective

(obsolete) Convinced; satisfied; sure.

Stubbornadjective

Of materials: physically stiff and inflexible; not easily melted or worked.

Resolutenoun

A determined person; one showing resolution.

Stubbornnoun

(informal) Stubbornness.

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Resoluteadjective

Having a decided purpose; determined; resolved; fixed in a determination; hence, bold; firm; steady.

‘Edward is at hand,Ready to fight; therefore be resolute.’;

Stubbornnoun

A disease of citrus trees characterized by stunted growth and misshapen fruit, caused by Spiroplasma citri.

Resoluteadjective

Convinced; satisfied; sure.

Stubbornadjective

Firm as a stub or stump; stiff; unbending; unyielding; persistent; hence, unreasonably obstinate in will or opinion; not yielding to reason or persuasion; refractory; harsh; - said of persons and things; as, stubborn wills; stubborn ore; a stubborn oak; as stubborn as a mule.

‘And I was young and full of ragerie [wantonness]Stubborn and strong, and jolly as a pie.’; ‘These heretics be so stiff and stubborn.’; ‘Your stubborn usage of the pope.’;

Resoluteadjective

Resolving, or explaining; as, the Resolute Doctor Durand.

Stubbornadjective

tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield

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Resolutenoun

One who is resolute; hence, a desperado.

Stubbornadjective

not responding to treatment;

‘a stubborn infection’; ‘a refractory case of acne’;

Resolutenoun

Redelivery; repayment.

Stubbornadjective

difficult to treat or deal with;

‘stubborn rust stains’; ‘a stubborn case of acne’;

Resoluteadjective

firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination;

‘stood resolute against the enemy’; ‘faced with a resolute opposition’; ‘a resolute and unshakeable faith’;

Stubbornadjective

persisting in a reactionary stand

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Resoluteadjective

characterized by quickness and firmness;

‘his reply was unhesitating’;

Stubbornadjective

having or showing dogged determination not to change one's attitude or position on something, especially in spite of good arguments or reasons to do so

‘two stubborn young people intent on doing their own thing’; ‘a stubborn refusal to learn from experience’;

Stubbornadjective

difficult to move, remove, or cure

‘the removal of stubborn screws’;

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