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: the quality or state of being obdurate
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bullheadedness, doggedness, hardheadedness, intransigence, mulishness, obdurateness, obstinacy, obstinateness, opinionatedness, pertinaciousness, pertinacity, pigheadedness, self-opinionatedness, self-will, stubbornness, willfulness
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