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Stubborn Words


 

Think you know too many “stubborn words”? Well, I have a few for you to add to your list.

 

Obdurate

1. unmoved by persuasion, pity, or emotion; stubborn, unyielding.

2. stubbornly resistant to moral influence.

Example:

He was obdurateand cantankerous, but there was one thing that could break him.

 

Obstinate [ob-stuh-nit] (adj.):

1. firmly adhering to ones ideas; unyielding to argument.

2.   characterized by an inflexible attitude.

Example:

No matter how much sense her parents tried to put into her, Emily was obstinate.

 

Inexorable [in-ek-ser-uh-buhl] (adj.):

1. unyielding; unaltered.

2. not to be moved, persuaded, or affected by prayers or entreaties.

Example:

One inexorable rule of leading a positive life is to rid yourself of negative-minded people.

 

Got any more stubborn words? Share them with me!