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Definition of 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.
  2. The quality or state of being difficult to remedy, relieve, or subdue; as, the obstinacy of a disease or evil.
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Obstinacy Translations

obstinacy in French is obstination
obstinacy in German is Eigensinn, Sturheit, Eigensinns
obstinacy in Italian is cocciutaggine
obstinacy in Latin is pertinacia
obstinacy in Swedish is envishet, trots