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Those who may have been obstinate about the vaccines when called by a pollster seem to have been a bit more flexible when called by their bosses.
TURNS OUT A LOT OF THOSE NEVER-VAXXERS WERE REALLY ‘I’LL GET IT IF REQUIRED’PHILIP BUMPSEPTEMBER 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In Illinois, one parent was so obstinate in her refusal to properly wear her mask, she was arrested and banned from school grounds.
‘COVID HAS BROKEN YOU PEOPLE’: PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL DISTRICT MELTS DOWN OVER MASK BATTLEJUSTIN ROHRLICHSEPTEMBER 1, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
While some people may face legitimate obstacles, others are just obstinate.
YES, COVID-19 VACCINE MANDATES ARE LEGALIAN MILLHISERJULY 30, 2021VOX
Her call was greeted with skepticism by some who see unions as having been overly cautious or outright obstinate.
TEACHERS UNION CHIEF CALLS FOR FULL RETURN TO SCHOOL THIS FALLLAURA MECKLERMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In practice, though, it’s a mechanism that allows a lone obstinate voice to deny the majority the ability to govern.
WHY THE FILIBUSTER DEFENDERS' RANKS ARE SHRINKINGPHILIP ELLIOTTMARCH 11, 2021TIME
The battle was for a long time maintained by both armies with obstinate energy.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Now this is what we call a "pursuit of knowledge under difficulties" of the most obstinate kind.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Obstinate as he was, the girl's frank honesty conquered the angry old man.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
They are sometimes obstinate and are desperate fighters, squealing and neighing on all occasions.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
The men in charge of the boat were slow and obstinate, and consequently it took a long time for all to get across the river.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
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WORDS RELATED TO OBSTINATE

  • blind
  • closed-minded
  • deaf
  • intolerant
  • narrow-minded
  • obstinate
  • pigheaded
  • resistant
  • rigid
  • shortsighted
  • stubborn
  • unpersuadable
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