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Concept Thesaurus for word obstinacy1. Acts of volition
Synonyms - noun
- ruling passion
- blind side.
- fixed idea (prejudgement)
- old school
- dogged resolution
Synonyms - verbs
Synonyms - adjectives
- not to be moved
- inflexible (hard)
- obstinate as a mule
- stiff necked
- deaf to advice
- stiff hearted
- impervious to reason
Synonyms - phrases
non possumus; no surrender; ils n'ont rien appris, ni rien oublié [French: "They have learned nothing and forgotten nothing"].
More words related to obstinacy
noun. strength of mind or will
noun. determination, strong will
noun. diligence, stubbornness
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