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- n. The characteristic of being obstinate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
- n. resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
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Your obstinance is going to doom this recall effort to failure.
As the confessional wends its way around the circle and begins to conclude, the girls anxiously wipe away their tears, and take up their obstinance once again as thoughts of their parents waiting outside the door begin to encroach upon the fragile intimacy of the classroom.
When Max repeatedly butts his head against the real world and runs through the dark night streets in his filthy wolf costume, a thudding foreign yelp-chanting playing underneath, I remembered that sense of unencumbered emotion in childhood and how foreign the materiality and obstinance of the real world and grownup interactions were.
Vindicated for their obstinance, the House leadership will have even less reason to negotiate.
But somehow the paper of record wrote what was supposed to be a definitive article on how the Obama Administration plans to fix the economy without once mentioning that part of the economy, housing, that has traditionally led recoveries but that, partly because of the obstinance of Obama's economic team, continues to drag down the recovery.
I wish the GOP would get over their obstinance and work with the White House and in both houses of Congress to do the same.
There was the chaotic management shuffle at Bear Stearns, the stubborn obstinance of
Due to Coleman's obstinance, progressives have raised over $140,000 to put toward assisting progressive candidates for Congress against the very Republicans whose Party leaders and funders are keeping Coleman's appeals going.
There is tension; there is obstinance in my voice.
If it weren't for whining and obstinance the conservatives would have nothing to say.
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