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stubborn

stub·born

stubborn

 
 
pronunciation:
stuh brn
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not willing to accept change, help, or control; obstinate.
She is very stubborn and won't do what they tell her.
synonyms:
obstinate, willful
antonyms:
docile
similar words:
contrary, headstrong, inflexible, ornery
definition 2: hard to deal with.
It was hard to remove the stubborn stain from my shirt.
synonyms:
persistent
similar words:
inflexible
derivations: stubbornly (adv.), stubbornness (n.)
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