obstinacy: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ob'stu-nu-sē), [key]
— pl. -cies
- the quality or state of being obstinate; stubbornness.
- unyielding or stubborn adherence to one's purpose, opinion, etc.
- stubborn persistence: The garrison fought on with incredible obstinacy.
- resistance to cure, relief, or treatment, as a disease.
- an instance of being obstinate; an obstinate act, viewpoint, etc.
- obstinacy (Thesaurus)