Definition of obstinacy
Examples of obstinacy in a Sentence
the mindless obstinacy of those people who continue to insist that the earth is flat
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This obstinacy likely had the effect of alienating (and inflaming) potential viewers.
Means, who was serving in the state legislature at the time, recalled another moment when his friend's obstinacy surfaced.
Joanne McGee, as Apis’ wise but cantankerous old servant, augments the laughs with her clever asides, and playing the medic, Weeks helps balance the ensemble as the voice of reason sorely outweighed by Apis’ epic ego and unyielding obstinacy.
The [local] commander was deeply impressed by my obstinacy, and wanted to help me.
Mr. Mélenchon’s critics say his obstinacy is petulant, wounded pride that can only help Ms. Le Pen’s National Front.
We're told by a former colleague that Davis could be driven by anxiety in meetings, and the producer David Foster gets in a shot about his obstinacy on the music's nitty gritty.
One possible explanation for the obstinacy is the fact that selling the company to his sons would require an appraisal of the company.
Republicans now say Mr. Trump’s obstinacy in addressing perhaps the gravest crisis of his campaign may trigger drastic defections within the party, and Republican lawmakers and strategists have begun to entertain abandoning him en masse.
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