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Definition of stuborn

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1. stubborn [ a ] tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield

Used in print:

(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)

Time_and_again in counseling and teaching , one encounters members of this group whose attempts to bring into some kind of unity the insubstantial mythologies of their `` fundamentalist '' heritage and the stubborn reality of the modern_world are only_too painfully obvious .

(Arthur Miller, "The Prophecy," in The Best...)

She was forty-nine at this time , a lanky woman of breeding with an austere , narrow face which had the distinction of a steeple or some architecture that had been designed long_ago for a stubborn sort of prayer .

Synonyms stubborn Related Terms docile bulldog bullheaded hardheaded strong-minded bloody-minded contrarious stiff-necked determined bolshy intractable disobedient

2. stubborn [ a ] difficult to treat or deal with
Examples: "stubborn rust stains" "a stubborn case of acne"

Synonyms stubborn Related Terms difficult

3. stubborn [ a ] (medicine) not responding to treatment
Examples: "a stubborn infection" "a refractory case of acne"

Synonyms stubborn refractory Related Terms medicine intractable

4. stubborn [ a ] persisting in a reactionary stand

Synonyms stubborn unregenerate obstinate Related Terms unreconstructed

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