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ob·sti·nate

obstinate

 
 
pronunciation:
ab st niht
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part of speech: adjective
definition: not willing to change one's ideas; stubborn.
James was obstinate about not eating vegetables.
 
synonyms:
stubborn, willful
similar words:
contrary, headstrong, inflexible
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derivation: obstinately (adv.)
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