obduracy


ob·du·ra·cy

noun \ˈäb-də-rə-sē, -dyə-; äb-ˈdr-ə-, əb-, -ˈdyr-\
plural ob·du·ra·cies

Definition of OBDURACY

:  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>

First Known Use of OBDURACY

1597

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