What does the word obduracy mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Obstinacy; obdurateness.

Usage examples for obduracy

  1. I, in my obduracy, went to foul extremes. – A Thief in the Night by E. W. Hornung
  2. Thus the obduracy of the wicked is compared to " the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear; which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely." – The Romance of Natural History, Second Series by Philip Henry Gosse
  3. Magdalene had still to learn this lesson painfully: that she was slow in learning it, proved the strength and obduracy of her will. – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
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