Definition of stubborn in English:

stubborn

Syllabification: stub·born
Pronunciation: /ˈstəbərn
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

stubbornly

adverb
More example sentences
  • If some guests stubbornly stayed on, she would just retire to her room leaving the difficult job to her husband.
  • But you still gotta respect the man for stubbornly keeping the course after all these years.
  • They see news as the transmission of messages to a stubbornly inattentive public.

stubbornness

noun
More example sentences
  • Call it tenacity or just plain stubbornness, but it seems to be an inherent quality for Aftertaste's members.
  • We have been offered hardheaded stubbornness when boldness and imagination was needed.
  • I had won a medal through pure stubbornness and determination.

Origin

Middle English (originally in the sense 'untamable, implacable'): of unknown origin.

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