What does the word obdurate mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Obdurately.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Hard hearted; stubborn; impenitent; unyielding.

Usage examples for obdurate

  1. Peter was equally obdurate. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  2. It was obdurate, so he sent three more shots into the door, and, receiving no reply, ran out around the corner of his shelter and grasped the weapon. – Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up Bar-20 by Clarence Edward Mulford
  3. We do not even strive to reason with him, for we feel that arguments would produce no impression on his obdurate consciousness. – The Reform of Education by Giovanni Gentile