Obstinate synonyms Category: Part of speech:
Stubborn is defined as being unwilling to change your opinion or stance, in spite of good reasons to.
Resulting from willfulness and obstinacy:
The definition of firm is solid, hard or rigid.
The definition of determined is someone with their mind made up about something. (Computing) About some data or data structures: existing after the execution of the program. Remaining in existence past the lifetime of the program that creates it. Ready to do something that is not (can't be expected as) a matter of course.
The definition of docile is defined as a passive person or thing.
Having or showing a tendency to submit without resistance; docile; yielding
The state or quality of being stubborn or refractory.
Capable of being tested, adjudged, or brought to judgment.
The definition of tractable is someone or something easy to manage, control or handle.
The definition of helpful is someone or something that is useful, that provides assistance or aid, or that is prone to providing aid. Ready to work with another person or in a team; ready to cooperate. Capable or being adapted or molded; plastic,; as, a flexible language.
Persuaded, or otherwise feeling certainty
Not willing to change or be persuaded; resolute:
Aloof and often antisocial; extremely reserved:
Holding firmly to some purpose, belief, or action, often stubbornly or obstinately
Having very strong opinions.
Obstinately disobedient or rebellious; insubordinate. Of, pertaining to, being, or expressing opinion.
Involving, of the nature of, or being a contradiction:
That cannot be changed; fixed; unalterable
Willfully opposing or resisting what is right, expected, or reasonable: Opposite; in an opposite direction; in opposition; adverse.
The definition of cantankerous is someone who is bad tempered, grumpy or looking for an argument.
Not easily discouraged, defeated, or subdued; unyielding; unconquerable
The definition of adamant is someone who will never change his mind, or something that will never be changed.
Difficult to mold or manipulate:
Capriciously stubborn or eccentric; perverse.
Characterized by impatience or an absence of calm; unsettled:
Showing neither fear nor indecision; resolute.
The definition of tenacious is someone or something that holds on firmly.
Suffering from a headache:
Like or characteristic of a mule; stubborn, obstinate, balky, etc.
(Dialectal, informal) Surgically rendered infertile (spayed, neutered or castrated), a fixed tomcat, the she-cat has been fixed.
Lacking, or showing a lack of, pity, mercy, etc.; unfeeling
Lacking in shade; undiminished:
Confirmed or inveterate, esp. in wrong or immoral behavior; habitual
Unyielding in severity or strictness; unrelenting:
The definition of recalcitrant is having behavior that is difficult to deal with and being uncooperative with authority.
Not relaxing or slackening, as in effort, speed, etc.
(Statistics) Not greatly influenced by individual members of a sample.
Causing strong dislike or aversion; disgusting; offensive
In civil law, intentional, voluntary, knowing; distinguished from accidental, but not necessarily malicious.
Being or characteristic of a bigot: (Philosophy, medicine) Adhering only to principles which are true a priori, rather than truths based on evidence or deduction.
Not governed by or based on reason:
Moving fast or recklessly
Not compliant; not yielding; not pliant
Firmly loyal or constant; unswerving.
Having or exhibiting no remorse.
Difficult to keep in place or in order:
Haughty and contemptuous rudeness; insulting and humiliating treatment or language
The continuance of an effect after the removal of its cause The greatest longitudinal stress a substance can bear without tearing asunder, - usually expressed with reference to a unit area of the cross section of the substance, as the number of pounds per square inch, or kilograms per square centimeter, necessary to produce rupture.
Inclined to give way to pressure, argument, or influence; docile. (Colloquial) Willing; ready to agree or consent.
Resistant to authority or discipline; recalcitrant.
Without law; not regulated by the authority of law
The definition of obstreperous is someone that is noisy and hard to control.
Tenaciously unwilling to yield
A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
A group of organisms ranking above a family and below a class.
Not submitting to discipline or control
Difficult to alleviate or cure
Deviating from what is desired, expected, or required, especially in being disobedient or in gratifying one's own inclinations:
The definition of resolved is something that is firm or determined.
Inclined to make trouble; unruly. Synonym Study
implies a strong tenacity of purpose that is regarded unfavorably by others a pertinacious critic
implies thoroughgoing determination or, sometimes, sullen obstinacy the dogged pursuit of a goal
implies a strong, even innate, resistance to change or manipulation of purpose, course, condition, etc. a stubborn child, a stubborn belief in astrology
applies to one who adheres persistently, and often unreasonably, to a purpose, course, etc., against argument or persuasion a panel hung by an obstinate juror
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