Word:

Stubborn

Stub´born
a.1.Firm as a stub or stump; stiff; unbending; unyielding; persistent; hence, unreasonably obstinate in will or opinion; not yielding to reason or persuasion; refractory; harsh; - said of persons and things; as, stubborn wills; stubborn ore; a stubborn oak; as stubborn as a mule.
And I was young and full of ragerie [wantonness]
Stubborn and strong, and jolly as a pie.
- Chaucer.
These heretics be so stiff and stubborn.
- Sir T. More.
Your stubborn usage of the pope.
- Shak.
Adj.1.stubborn - tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
Antonyms:
docile - willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed; "the docile masses of an enslaved nation"
2.stubborn - not responding to treatment; "a stubborn infection"; "a refractory case of acne"
Synonyms: refractory
3.stubborn - difficult to treat or deal with; "stubborn rust stains"; "a stubborn case of acne"
4.stubborn - persisting in a reactionary stand
adamant, adamantine, adherent, adhesive, assiduous, balking, balky, bigoted, bulldogged, bulldoggish, bulldoggy, bulletheaded, bullheaded, cantankerous, cartilaginous, case-hardened, chewy, clingy, cohesive, constant, continuing, coriaceous, diligent, dogged, dogmatic, dour, durable, enduring, faithful, fanatic, fibrous, fundamentalist, gluey, glutinous, gristly, gummy, hard, hardheaded, hardy, headstrong, hidebound, immovable, immutable, impliable, inalterable, indefatigable, indomitable, inductile, industrious, inelastic, inexorable, inextensible, inextensile, inextensional, insistent, insubordinate, intolerant, intractable, intractile, intransigent, invincible, iron, ironbound, ironclad, ironhanded, irresilient, lasting, leatherlike, leathery, loyal, mulish, muscle-bound, never-tiring, nonelastic, nonstretchable, opinionated, ornery, orthodox, overzealous, patient, patient as Job, permanent, perseverant, persevering, persistent, persisting, pertinacious, pigheaded, plodding, plugging, preoccupied, procrustean, purist, puristic, puritan, puritanic, rapt, rebellious, recalcitrant, refractory, relentless, resistant, resolute, restive, rigorist, rigoristic, rigorous, rockbound, ropy, sedulous, self-adhesive, self-willed, set, sinewy, single-minded, sleepless, slogging, stable, steadfast, steady, stickable, sticky, stiff, stiff-necked, straightlaced, straitlaced, stringy, strong, strong-willed, strongheaded, stunt, sulky, sullen, tacky, tenacious, tireless, tough, tough as leather, unabating, unalterable, unconquerable, uncooperative, undaunted, undiscouraged, undrooping, unextendible, unextensible, unfailing, unfaltering, unflagging, unflexible, unflinching, ungiving, unintermitting, uninterrupted, unlimber, unmalleable, unnodding, unpliable, unpliant, unregenerate, unrelaxing, unrelenting, unremitting, unsleeping, unswerving, untiring, untractable, unwavering, unwearied, unwearying, unwinking, unyielding, utterly attentive, vigorous, viscid, wayward, weariless, willful, wiry
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Stub end
Stub iron
Stub mortise
stub nail
stub network
stub out
Stub short
Stub twist
Stubbed
Stubbedness
Stubbiness
Stubble
Stubble goose
Stubble rake
Stubbled
Stubbly
-- Stubborn --
stubbornly
stubbornness
Stubbs
Stubby
stubroutine
Stucco
Stuccoer
Stuccowork
Stuck
stuck with
Stuck-up
Stuckle
Stud
Stud bolt
stud farm
stud finder
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