Definition of obstinate in English:

obstinate

Syllabification: ob·sti·nate
Pronunciation: /ˈäbstənit
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

obstinately

adverb
More example sentences
  • With a second blow Becket, still obstinately upright, said: ‘Into thy hands, oh Lord, I commend my spirit.’
  • For a number of years now a former professor obstinately corrects me each time I refer to the Internet as a ‘place.’
  • Imagine him sticking to his guns and obstinately insisting that appeasement wasn't wrongheaded, there just wasn't enough of it.

Origin

Middle English: from Latin obstinatus, past participle of obstinare 'persist'.

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