Definition of Obduracy in English :

Define Obduracy in English

Obduracy meaning in English

Meaning of Obduracy in English

Pronunciation of Obduracy in English

Obduracy pronunciation in English

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see synonyms of obduracy


1. adamance, obduracy, unyieldingness

resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of obduracy
1. Not changing in response to argument or other influence; obstinate or intractable: "Everyone in the region has been obdurate in water negotiations with everyone else" (Marq de Villiers).
a. Hardened in wrongdoing or wickedness; stubbornly impenitent: "obdurate conscience of the old sinner" (Sir Walter Scott).
b. Hardened against feeling; hardhearted: an obdurate miser.

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