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obstinance

n.

early 15c., from Medieval Latin obstinantia, from obstinantem, from obstinatus "resolved, determined, resolute" (see obstinate).

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perseverance, resolve, grit, stubbornness, willpower, seriousness, decisiveness, firmness, fortitude, persistence, determination, resolution, reluctance, purpose, tenacity, obstinance, pigheadedness, tenaciousness, pertinacity, perversity

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