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Definition of obstinacy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

obstinacy

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɒbstɪnəsi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːbstɪnəsi//
 
[uncountable] (often disapproving)
 
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a refusal to change your opinions, way of behaving, etc. when other people try to persuade you to; behaviour that shows this synonym stubbornness an act of sheer obstinacy