◄ Obstinate ►

1. (a.) Persistently adhering to an opinion; not yielding to reason; stubborn; pertinacious; unreasonable\.

2. (a.) Not yielding; not easily subdued or removed; as, obstinate fever; obstinate obstructions.

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