Meaning of obduracy in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɒbdjʊrəsi/

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‘The obduracy and obstinacy of human beings is what enables them to fight for their countries, repel invaders and maintain their solidarity.’
  • ‘He celebrated the larrikin streak in the Australian soul, the irreverence, the hedonism and physicality and of course the bloody-minded stoicism, obduracy and deviousness.’
  • ‘That despite the obduracy of male politicians with regard to the Women's Bill in Parliament, more women are visible in the political spectrum and in the run up to the forthcoming general elections.’
  • ‘For left-liberals and conservatives alike, political beliefs derive much of their obduracy from being rooted in morality and self-concept.’
  • ‘I am incensed that the council appears to be issuing a written policy that eliminates any opportunity for discretion and reasonable judgement, and promotes institutional obduracy.’