- the state or quality of being obdurate.
Origin of obduracy
Related Words for obduracyrelentlessness, perseverance, contumacy, pigheadedness, pertinacity, inexorableness, obstinacy, mulishness, inflexibility, inexorability, rigidness, doggedness, intransigency, rigidity, grimness, intransigence, indomitability, implacability, incompliance, adamancy
Examples from the Web for obduracy
Contemporary Examples of obduracy
Obduracy and bad choices are the abundant natural resources of the Middle East.The Israeli Smoke Screen
November 16, 2010
Historical Examples of obduracy
His obduracy, with which you are acquainted, has exceedingly increased.Fox's Book of Martyrs
Mr. Graham recovered; but his old pride and obduracy did not come back.The Telegraph Boy
Horatio Alger, Jr.
He said that their blindness and obduracy were quite indescribable.
In this respect, writes an intendant, "their obduracy is strange."The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6)
Hippolyte A. Taine
The obduracy of the Whartons might probably be owing to these two accidents.The Prime Minister