- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||the state or quality of being stubborn; stubbornness.
||an instance of stubborn behavior.
The word obstinacy
contains the following parts:
that means towards; against; away
More about this word part:
The prefix ob-
is a Latin preposition and prefix and occurs in English in Latin loanwords, such as object
. It has multiple forms, as the 'b' sound in ob-
assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See its assimilated forms oc-
, and o-
Latin and Greek
that means state of or quality of