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obstinacy

Syllabification: ob·sti·na·cy
Pronunciation: /ˈäbstənəsē
 
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Definition of obstinacy in English:

noun

The quality or condition of being obstinate; stubbornness: his reputation for obstinacy
More example sentences
  • 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.
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Words that rhyme with obstinacy

pertinencylunacy

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