Examples of mulish in a Sentence
She approached the job with mulish determination.
a mulish insistence on doing things his own way
Recent Examples of mulish from the Web
And still fashion week keeps its mulish course, a carousel spinning madly.
Only a supranational institution such as the EU has the heft and mulish determination to override national attempts to impose banana uniformity, vacuum-cleaner-motor wattage limits or standards for automobile safety systems.
Although the Democrat who defeated him, Sheldon Whitehouse, is not considered unfriendly to the environment, Chafee's ouster has to please Sen. James Inhofe, the mulish Republican chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
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adamant, bullheaded, dogged, hard, hard-nosed, hardened, hardheaded, headstrong, immovable, implacable, inconvincible, inflexible, intransigent, obdurate, obstinate, opinionated, ossified, pat, pertinacious, perverse, pigheaded, self-opinionated, self-willed, stubborn, unbending, uncompromising, unrelenting, unyielding, willful (or wilful);
deaf to reason;
Synonym Discussion of mulish
- an obstinate proponent of conspiracy theories
- pursued the story with dogged perseverance
- a person too stubborn to admit error
- a pertinacious salesclerk refusing to take no for an answer
- a mulish determination to have his own way
MULISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mulish for English Language Learners
: refusing to do what other people want or to change your opinion or the way you do something : very stubborn
MULISH Defined for Kids
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