Part of speech:
Difficult to mold or manipulate:
Opposed; contradictory; inconsistent.
Difficult to alleviate or cure.
In the habit of balking; stubbornly resisting
Going counter; contrary; opposed
Having an ugly or mean disposition
Showing ill humor or impatience, as a glance or remark
(Obs.) Forward or insolent
Having a high melting point. Ceramics that are made from clay and minerals are often refractory, as are metal oxides and carbides. Refractory materials are often used as liners in furnaces.
Stubborn is defined as being unwilling to change your opinion or stance, in spite of good reasons to.
Unfavorable or adverse:
Not giving way to pressure; hard or inflexible:
Not easy to please, satisfy, or manage:
Insistent upon having one's own way; headstrong, willful, disobedient, etc.
Given to acting in opposition to others
Providing or having to do with support
Said or done on purpose; deliberate:
Find another word for froward. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for froward, like: disobedient, intractable, naughty, contrary, obstinate, adverse, balky, cross, headstrong, insubmissive and ornery.