obstinance


obstinance
ob·sti·nance

English syllables. 2014.

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  • obstinance — (n.) early 15c., from M.L. obstinantia, from obstinantem, from obstinatus (see OBSTINATE (Cf. obstinate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • obstinance — noun The characteristic of being obstinate. Syn: obstinacy, obstinateness, stubbornness …   Wiktionary

  • obstinance — noun 1. resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires • Syn: ↑stubbornness, ↑bullheadedness, ↑obstinacy, ↑pigheadedness, ↑self will • Derivationally related forms: ↑pigheaded (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • obstinacy — noun 1. resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires • Syn: ↑stubbornness, ↑bullheadedness, ↑obstinance, ↑pigheadedness, ↑self will • Derivationally related forms: ↑pigheaded (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • stubbornness — noun 1. resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑bullheadedness, ↑obstinacy, ↑obstinance, ↑pigheadedness, ↑self will • Derivationally related forms: ↑pigheaded …   Useful english dictionary

  • bullheadedness — noun resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires • Syn: ↑stubbornness, ↑obstinacy, ↑obstinance, ↑pigheadedness, ↑self will • Derivationally related forms: ↑pigheaded (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pigheadedness — noun resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires • Syn: ↑stubbornness, ↑bullheadedness, ↑obstinacy, ↑obstinance, ↑self will • Derivationally related forms: ↑pigheaded, ↑obstinate ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-will — noun 1. resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑stubbornness, ↑bullheadedness, ↑obstinacy, ↑obstinance, ↑pigheadedness • Derivationally related forms: ↑pigheaded …   Useful english dictionary

  • bullheadedness — ullheadedness n. resolute adherence to one s own ideas or desires. Syn: stubbornness, obstinacy, obstinance, pigheadedness, self will. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • History of the United States (1865–1918) — The history of the United States (1865–1918) covers Reconstruction and the rise of industrialization in the United States.At the conclusion of the Civil War, the United States remained bitterly divided. Reconstruction and its failure left the… …   Wikipedia


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