Definition of 'obstinate'
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At work and home, you can get cooperation from even the most obstinate people. The Sun (2013)This character was so obstinate and stubborn, saying no and refusing to obey. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'obstinate'
British English: obstinate /ˈɒbstɪnɪt/ ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone as obstinate, you criticize them because they are very determined to do what they want, and refuse to be persuaded to do something else.
He is obstinate and will not give up.
- American English: obstinate
- Arabic: عَنِيدٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: obstinado
- Chinese: 倔强的
- Croatian: tvrdoglav
- Czech: umíněný
- Danish: stædig
- Dutch: halsstarrig
- European Spanish: obstinado
- Finnish: itsepäinen
- French: obstiné
- German: hartnäckig
- Greek: πεισματάρικος
- Italian: ostinato
- Japanese: 頑固な
- Korean: 완고한
- Norwegian: hardnakket
- Polish: uparty
- European Portuguese: obstinado
- Romanian: încăpățânat
- Russian: упрямый
- Spanish: obstinado
- Swedish: envis
- Thai: ดื้อดึง
- Turkish: inatçı
- Ukrainian: упертий
- Vietnamese: ngoan cố
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