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The meaning of Obstinate


Obstinate – definition


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

Usage examples:

Her obstinate determination to pursue a career in radio

Unwilling to change your opinion or action despite argument or persuasion; stubborn

Usage examples:

An obstinate two-year-old, the obstinacy of the human spirit, the engine obstinately refused to sta…

Obstinate translation into English

Obstinate: translate from English into Chinese

Translate obstinate into Chinese (Simplified)}
顽固, 固执, 顽, 愎, 剌, 紾, 死硬, 死心眼儿, 硻, 硜

Obstinate: translate from English into Dutch

Translate obstinate into Dutch}
Koppig, Hardnekkig, Halsstarrig, Stijfhoofdig

Obstinate: translate from English into French

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Obstiné, Opiniâtre, Entêté, Têtu, Acharné, Persistant

Obstinate: translate from English into German

Translate obstinate into German}
Hartnäckig, Eigensinnig, Stur, Halsstarrig, Verstockt, Störrisch, Widerspenstig, Starrsinnig, Starrköpfig, Verbissen, Verbohrt

Obstinate: translate from English into Hindi

Translate obstinate into Hindi}
जिद्दी, हठी, हठीला, दुराग्राही, दुराग्रहपूर्ण, ज़िद्दी

Obstinate: translate from English into Italian

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Ostinato, Puntiglioso, Accanito

Obstinate: translate from English into Korean

Translate obstinate into Korean}
완고한, 난치의, 병이 난치의

Obstinate: translate from English into Russian

Translate obstinate into Russian}
Упрямый, Упорный, Строптивый, Настойчивый, Трудноизлечимый

Obstinate: translate from English into Spanish

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Obstinado, Terco, Tenaz, Contumaz, Porfiado

Word origin

Middle English: from Latin obstinatus, past participle of obstinare ‘persist’.

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