obduration

n.

c.1400, "hard-heartedness," from Latin obdurationem (nominative obduratio), noun of state from past participle stem of obdurare (see obdurate).


Nearby words

  1. obdt.,
  2. obduce,
  3. obduction,
  4. obduracy,
  5. obdurate,
  6. obe,
  7. obeah,
  8. obeche,
  9. obedience,
  10. obedience training

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