The quality or condition of being obstinate; stubbornness: his reputation for obstinacy
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- His persistence, even obstinacy, marked him out.
- The obduracy and obstinacy of human beings is what enables them to fight for their countries, repel invaders and maintain their solidarity.
- If Richards's film is a tribute to the tenacity of the treasure hunters, its very existence is proof of his dogged obstinacy.
stubbornness, inflexibility, intransigence, intractability, obduracy, mulishness, pigheadedness, willfulness, contrariness, perversity, recalcitrance, refractoriness, implacability, rigidity, uncooperativeness; persistence, tenacity, tenaciousness, pertinacity, doggedness, single-mindedness