obstinacy

  1. the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
  2. resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires

Obstinacy

Ob'sti·na·cy noun [ See Obstinate .] 1. A fixedness in will, opinion, or resolution that can not be shaken at all, or only with great difficulty; firm and usually unreasonable adherence to an opinion, purpose, or system; unyielding disposition; stubborness; pertinacity; persistency; contu...
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obstinacy

1. A fixedness in will, opinion, or resolution that can not be shaken at all, or only with great difficulty; firm and usually unreasonable adherence to an opinion, purpose, or system; unyielding disposition; stubborness; pertinacity; persistency; contumacy. 'You do not well in obstinacy To cavil in the course of this contract.' (Shak) 'To shelter t...
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Obstinacy

• (n.) A fixedness in will, opinion, or resolution that can not be shaken at all, or only with great difficulty; firm and usually unreasonable adherence to an opinion, purpose, or system; unyielding disposition; stubborness; pertinacity; persistency; contumacy. • (n.) The quality or state of being difficult to remedy, relieve, or subdue; ...
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