noun, plural ob·sti·na·cies for 5.
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No, to find obstinacy like this, you have to go back, yes, to the pre-Civil War era.What’s Really Obstructing Obamacare? GOP Resisters|Michael Tomasky|November 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"This is foolishness," Reid said after the vote of the continued obstinacy.
We need your opposition, your obstinacy rather than a united Europe.German Newspaper Tells Britain To Stay in EU Because They Love The Royals|Tom Sykes|January 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And it makes the pettiness and obstinacy on display in the U.S. over these negotiations all the more unseemly.
He could start this week by telling Republicans, hey, gang, let's drop the unceasing obstinacy.
This unreasoning, feminine obstinacy so wrought upon him that he permitted himself a smile and a lapse into irony and banter.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
You fancied, perhaps, I would stand haggling with you all night, and yield at last to your obstinacy.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
A glorious vision, in which the prophet's lips are cleansed: he foretelleth the obstinacy of the Jews.
She has an obstinacy and a perseverance in sticking at you that drive you almost wild, but make you learn "lots" in the end.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
He reproaches the Jews for their obstinacy: he will deliver them out of their captivity, for his own name's sake.