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- n. The state of being stubborn.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being inflexible or stubborn; obstinate persistence, obduracy, or refractoriness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
- n. the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
And Iola, while she was provoked by what she called his stubbornness, was yet secretly proud of that silently resisting strength she could neither shake nor break.
Now I have to rip my story to bare bones and try it from every possible angle to make it work with my original two characters because my stubbornness is prevailing in this matter.
I assume that stubbornness is what has made them more successful and less criminal than their male counterparts.
Elsinore, this time due to me and my own stubbornness, is rolling in the wind and heading nowhere in a light breeze at the rate of nothing but driftage per hour.
To me, it seems the refusal to do so is based in stubbornness rather than reason.
The concept is nothing more than a word for stubbornness.
His stubbornness is such that he will not cease from attacking you, either by himself or others, unless he dies.
In Bush's case, you probably call it stubbornness and/or denial.
George Bush's stubbornness is one of the main reasons that America is in such bad shape now.
Your stubbornness is beyond beleif the longer you hold out, the hard it will for you emotional. baba
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