Definition of stubbornly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈstʌbənli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈstʌbərnli//
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  1. 1(often disapproving) in a way that shows you are determined not to change your opinion or attitude synonym obstinately She stubbornly refused to pay.
  2. 2in a way that is difficult to get rid of or deal with synonym persistently (2) Unemployment remains stubbornly high.