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stubborn - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stubborn

(adj) tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
Synonyms : obstinate , unregenerate

(adj) not responding to treatment
Synonyms : refractory
Example Sentence
  • a stubborn infection
  • a refractory case of acne
  • stubborn rust stains

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for stubborn

Stub means a short piece remaining i.e can't change so stub+born means nothing left to further use/change i.e determined not to change ur opinion/attitude.Hard to change
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by prakashbharati

stub; sounds like stable and 'born' means, the person who born with stable decision, i.e., stubborn.
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by amol_jagtap

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