Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Unreasonably determined; stubborn.

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Usage examples "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", 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", Margaret M Robertson.
  3. Ramon's glance swept the obstinate face of the captain. - "Steve Yeager", William MacLeod Raine.