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synonyms for obduracy

  • bullheadedness
  • contumacy
  • doggedness
  • grimness
  • indomitability
  • inexorability
  • inexorableness
  • inflexibility
  • inflexibleness
  • intransigence
  • intransigency
  • mulishness
  • obstinacy
  • perseverance
  • pertinacity
  • pigheadedness
  • relentlessness
  • rigidity
  • rigidness
  • adamancy
  • die-hardism
  • implacability
  • implacableness
  • incompliance
  • incompliancy
  • obdurateness
  • remorselessness
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How to use obduracy in a sentence

But still she did not give way, to the great annoyance of Madame Astier, who had no conception of the real cause of her obduracy.
THE IMMORTALALPHONSE DAUDET
But I was by no means certain, that I should consent to go out of the world in silence, the victim of this man's obduracy and art.
CALEB WILLIAMSWILLIAM GODWIN
But the obduracy of your esteemed mother-in-law elect on the subject of the drive is quite invincible.
DODO'S DAUGHTERE. F. BENSON
Her Ladyship declared, that, 'she did not wonder at her niece's obduracy.
SELF-CONTROLMARY BRUNTON
But were you as unyielding as the walls of this prison, I would shake your obduracy.
GUY FAWKESWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
Well, I am grieved at your obduracy, John, for my heart has misgivings on the result.
FERN VALE (VOLUME 3)COLIN MUNRO
He deplored its limitations and its obduracy, its "little culture and no ideas."
MATTHEW ARNOLDG. W. E. RUSSELL
All however agree, that no man who ever sat on the bench deserved the imputation of "obduracy" less than Baron Graham.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 189, JUNE 11, 1853VARIOUS
Driven from the faces of the house by the obduracy of the material, they took refuge in the porch and on the roof.
THE PIONEERSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
At the same moment Owen turned, his face flushed, and full of emotion, but the obduracy gone.
HOPES AND FEARSCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
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WORDS RELATED TO OBDURACY

  • acerbity
  • asperity
  • astringence
  • coldness
  • exactingness
  • exactness
  • formality
  • formalness
  • gravity
  • grimness
  • hardness
  • harshness
  • inclemency
  • inflexibility
  • obduracy
  • rigidity
  • rigor
  • seriousness
  • solemnity
  • sternness
  • stiffness
  • strictness
  • stringency
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.