Translation of stubborn in Spanish:
- 1.1 [person/nature] (obstinate) terco, testarudo, tozudo; (unyielding, resolute) tenaz, tesonero, perseverante; [refusal/resistance/insistence] pertinazExample sentences1.2 (difficult to manage) [cold/weeds] pertinaz, persistente; [stain] rebelde
- I'm too stubborn to admit that I'm in love with him.
- The two were just too stubborn to admit that they were wrong and the other was right.
- Jim can be just as stubborn at times.
- Trouble is it's so hot it's difficult to remove those stubborn stains.
- Cheap booze, an eclectic clientele and a stubborn refusal to move with the times have drawn generations of tipplers.
- Do not be tempted to scrub the gloss finish of the rod itself with the scourer to remove those stubborn mackerel scales.
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