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mulish

mul·ish

mulish

 
pronunciation:
myu lihsh
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: like a mule in stubbornness, balkiness, or obstinacy.
synonyms:
balky, hardheaded, headstrong, inflexible, intractable, obdurate, obstinate, pigheaded, stubborn, unbending, willful
similar words:
adamant, contrary, defiant, disobedient, insubordinate, perverse, refractory, rigid, uncompromising, unmanageable, unruly, unyielding, wayward
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derivations: mulishly (adv.), mulishness (n.)
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