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See definition of obdurately on Dictionary.com
  • as inobstinately
  • as infirmly

synonyms for obdurately

  • mulishly
  • bullheadedly
  • contumaciously
  • determinedly
  • doggedly
  • firmly
  • fixedly
  • headstrongly
  • indomitably
  • inflexibly
  • intractably
  • opinionatedly
  • persistently
  • pertinaciously
  • pigheadedly
  • recalcitrantly
  • resistantly
  • resolutely
  • resolvedly
  • staunchly
  • steadfastly
  • stolidly
  • tenaciously
  • unamenably
  • unflinchingly
  • unimpressibly
  • unreasonably
  • unreasoningly
  • unrelentingly
  • unwaveringly
  • unyieldingly
  • willfully
  • strictly
  • stubbornly
  • resolutely
  • constantly
  • intently
  • obstinately
  • unchangeably
  • doggedly
  • steadfastly
  • staunchly
  • persistently
  • tenaciously
  • adamantly
  • decisively
  • unwaveringly
  • indefatigably
  • perseveringly
  • pertinaciously
  • purposefully
  • stolidly
  • through thick and thin
  • with heavy hand
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antonyms for obdurately

MOST RELEVANT
  • graciously
  • obediently
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How to use obdurately in a sentence

"Dern' a Major or a Colonel don't make it much better," said Si, obdurately, but with much more respect.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
"I don't know nothin' about checks an' sometimes banks bust," she obdurately insisted.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
But the poor invalid, by whose side the son snored obdurately, hourly implored relief.
LOVE'S USURIESLOUIS CRESWICKE
But the Lady Mary turned obdurately the side of her face to her suppliant; only her fingers picked at her black dress.
THE FIFTH QUEENFORD MADOX FORD
Scones and tea-cakes and loaves with "kissing crust" remained obdurately huddled in the baker's cart at the Vicarage back door.
NOTWITHSTANDINGMARY CHOLMONDELEY
The cooks are in a very bad temper because the haricot beans, defying all efforts and coaxings, remain obdurately hard.
'NEATH VERDUN, AUGUST-OCTOBER, 1914MAURICE GENEVOIX
There are towns where the traveller finds the gate obdurately closed between ten o'clock at night and six in the morning.
A DAY'S TOURPERCY FITZGERALD
Where his own health was concerned he obdurately refused to listen to reason.
BOOKER T. WASHINGTONEMMETT J. SCOTT AND LYMAN BEECHER STOWE
And he seemed to collect himself in his fierceness, and to remain obdurately silent in his anger.
THE FIXED PERIODANTHONY TROLLOPE
This third part is a much less obdurately resisting factor: it often ends by giving way.
PRAGMATISMWILLIAM JAMES
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