What does the word stubborn mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Stubbornly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Stubbornness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Unreasonably determined; obstinate; intractable; unyielding.

Usage examples for 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 by James Stephens Commentator: Padraic Colum
  2. " Not stubborn at all," declared Zaidos, looking at the lovely face. – Shelled by an Unseen Foe by James Fiske
  3. Nor could he, try as he pleased; only a stubborn silence. – Pardners by Rex Beach