stubborn

Part of speech: adverb

Stubbornly.

Part of speech: noun

Stubbornness.

Part of speech: adjective

Unreasonably determined; obstinate; intractable; unyielding.

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Usage examples "stubborn":

  1. After a few stubborn moments she twisted violently to face whatever might come, ready to break into angry reproaches and impertinences, but her mother was lying very still. - "Mary, Mary", James Stephens Commentator: Padraic Colum.
  2. " Not stubborn at all," declared Zaidos, looking at the lovely face. - "Shelled by an Unseen Foe", James Fiske.
  3. Nor could he, try as he pleased; only a stubborn silence. - "Pardners", Rex Beach.