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obstinacy

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a steadfast adherence to an opinion, purpose, or course of action in spite of reason, arguments, or persuasion
  • the mindless obstinacy of those people who continue to insist that the earth is flat

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The first known use of obstinacy was in the 14th century

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“Obstinacy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/obstinacy. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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