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obduracy

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noun ob·du·ra·cy \ˈäb-də-rə-sē, -dyə-; äb-ˈdu̇r-ə-, əb-, -ˈdyu̇r-\

Definition of obduracy

plural ob·du·ra·cies

  1. :  the quality or state of being obdurate



Examples of obduracy

  1. <the administrator was known for her unyielding obduracy even in the face of proof that she was wrong>



1597

First Known Use of obduracy

1597


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