: unreasonably and inflexibly obstinate
— mul·ish·ly adverb
— mul·ish·ness noun
Examples of MULISH
- She approached the job with mulish determination.
- a mulish insistence on doing things his own way
Origin of MULISH
First Known Use: 1751
Related to MULISH
- adamant, adamantine, bullheaded, dogged, hard, hardened, hardheaded, hard-nosed, headstrong, immovable, implacable, inconvincible, inflexible, intransigent, obstinate, obdurate, opinionated, ossified, pat, pertinacious, perverse, pigheaded, self-opinionated, self-willed, stiff-necked, stubborn, unbending, uncompromising, unrelenting, unyielding, willful (or wilful)
- acquiescent, agreeable, amenable, compliant, complying, flexible, pliable, pliant, relenting, yielding
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