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    stubborn

    stubborn - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stubborn

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

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

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