Examples of obduracy in a Sentence
the administrator was known for her unyielding obduracy even in the face of proof that she was wrong
Recent Examples of obduracy from the Web
Some, including John Redwood, a former cabinet minister, have argued that a show of obduracy in negotiations invariably prompts Brussels to give way.
His Middle East peace bid never did stand much chance in the face of Israeli and Palestinian obduracy.
That is the one ingredient that Q.S.I.’s bottomless wealth cannot buy, of course: that obduracy, that strength in adversity.
His obduracy seemed to leave no room for dishonesty.
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First Known Use of obduracy
bullheadedness, doggedness, hardheadedness, intransigence, mulishness, obdurateness, obstinacy, obstinateness, opinionatedness, pertinaciousness, pertinacity, pigheadedness, self-will, stubbornness, willfulness;
adamancy (also adamance), determination, implacability, inexorability, inflexibility, inveteracy, perseverance, persistence, persistency, relentlessness, resolve, single-mindedness, steadfastness, stick-to-itiveness, tenaciousness, tenacity;
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