from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The quality of being obstinate; obstinacy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The characteristic of being
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And he pooh-poohed the thought that a couple of thousand teachers could lose their jobs without the infusion of cash, calling it a scare tactic by Democrats and Republicans who are frustrated by his obstinateness.
Where we differ, however, with our city manager of six months 'tenure, is his continued obstinateness about city police academies.
After months and months of fits and starts, obstinateness, fear-mongering, grand standing, and countless rounds of compromises, it looks like Senate Democratic Party leaders plan to give up two key provisions that were absolute musts for progressives: a public plan and the medicare buy-in option that's been floated recently as an alternative to the public plan.
Meanwhile, Fred's friends over at the Washington Times charged that Fred Thompson "set a mark for obstinateness during his eight years in the senate" - Frederick of Hollywood was "the lone dissenter on more votes .
(All 'long of a man's obstinateness, for was not my sometime Lord Cardinal [Wolsey] wont to say that rather than miss the one half of his will, he would endanger the one half of his kingdom?