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synonyms for obstinately

  • mulishly
  • obdurately
  • 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
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antonyms for obstinately

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  • graciously
  • obediently
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How to use obstinately in a sentence

In the air, flight attendants have reported obstinate and hostile passengers.
AS TRANSIT AGENCIES RAMP UP MASK ENFORCEMENT, CONGRESS AIRS CONCERNS ABOUT SAFETY OF TRANSPORTATION WORKERSMICHAEL LARISFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His desire to create an artificial man—in the chemical and biological, not mechanical sense—is inspired by a foolish and obstinate wish to prove God to be unnecessary and absurd.
100 YEARS LATER, THE DYSTOPIAN ORIGIN OF THE WORD ‘ROBOT’ STILL RINGS TRUEJOHN M. JORDANJANUARY 23, 2021QUARTZ
Some passengers are portrayed as oblivious, obstinate, foul-mouthed and, at times, dangerous.
SNEEZED ON, CUSSED AT, IGNORED: AIRLINE WORKERS BATTLE MASK RESISTANCE WITH SCANT GOVERNMENT BACKUPMICHAEL LARISJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was a big moment, even for someone who has spent decades dreaming up fungal solutions to obstinate problems.
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Tears filled his eyes, as he lifted the living child from the dead bosom to which it obstinately clung.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
King Edward refused to believe the evidence of his senses, and obstinately refused to quit the field.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
The more his kind wife exerted herself to comfort him, the more obstinately he persisted in maintaining his own sombre views.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
The Mantatees obstinately held their ground, seeming determined rather to perish than flee, which they might easily have done.
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE
God, whom they call so good, appears sometimes obstinately deaf to their entreaties.
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The sedentary life told on his health, and he obstinately declined the medicines his mother sent him.
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