obduracy obduracy

Definition(s):

  • (n) resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Whenever the Sultan showed signs of obduracy.

Quotes

  1. Lord Owen, who commissioned a report from MI6 on Mr Mugabe's character and beliefs, said: "His obduracy was so great and his zealotry so fierce that I felt you could not ignore the Maoist elements within him."
    on Dec 28, 2008 By: David Owen Source: Times Online

  2. "In the perception of the ICC this damaging blow to the game's reputation and finances was in fact the product of the obduracy of one man, Mr Hair," Beloff said.
    on Oct 2, 2007 By: Michael Beloff Source: The West Australian

  3. "It's not that the team management and support staff wouldn't have noticed his obduracy," said Sohail. "They must've advised him but as I said, he's being stubborn."
    on Dec 27, 2006 By: Aamir Sohail Source: Indiatimes

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