Meaning of obdurately in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɒbdjʊrətli/

Translate obdurately into Spanish


See obdurate

‘In the meantime, these societies have obdurately refused to implode but instead churn out for their increasingly wealthy citizens an abundance of goods and opportunities.’
  • ‘All I saw were a lot of disgruntled consumers and, through the windows of obdurately closed stores, a few shop workers taking the opportunity to re-stock the shelves.’
  • ‘He has since campaigned obdurately against the Government's ‘elitism’ in health and education, in defiance of the facts.’
  • ‘After a lengthy discussion, the tribunal defined the term as ‘a person obdurately marked by stubbornness or stolidity who tries to frustrate another’, and ruled that it was not offensive.’
  • ‘‘I'm not hungry,’ snapped Thao, staring obdurately at her knees.’