What does the word obstinate mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Obstinately.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Unreasonably determined; stubborn.

Usage examples for obstinate

  1. I won't say a single word against your people, who are as fine a lot as any in the south of England, and as obstinate as any I could wish to see. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  2. It is not easy getting on with those slow- going, obstinate old gentlemen; I can't understand how Allan used to manage him so well. – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  3. Ramon's glance swept the obstinate face of the captain. – Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine
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