Obstinately



[ob-stuh-nit] /ˈɒb stə nɪt/

adjective
1.
firmly or stubbornly adhering to one’s purpose, opinion, etc.; not yielding to argument, persuasion, or entreaty.
2.
characterized by inflexible persistence or an unyielding attitude; inflexibly persisted in or carried out:
obstinate advocacy of high tariffs.
3.
not easily controlled or overcome:
the obstinate growth of weeds.
4.
not yielding readily to treatment, as a disease.
/ˈɒbstɪnɪt/
adjective
1.
adhering fixedly to a particular opinion, attitude, course of action, etc
2.
self-willed or headstrong
3.
difficult to subdue or alleviate; persistent: an obstinate fever
adj.

mid-14c., from Latin obstinatus “resolute, resolved, determined, inflexible, stubborn,” past participle of obstinare “persist, stand stubbornly, set one’s mind on,” from ob “by” (see ob-) + stinare, related to stare “stand,” from PIE root *sta- “to stand” (see stet). Related: Obstinately.

obstinate ob·sti·nate (ŏb’stə-nĭt)
adj.

ob’sti·nate·ness n.

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