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stub•born



Pronunciation: (stub'urn), [key]
adj.
1. unreasonably obstinate; obstinately unmoving: a stubborn child.
2. fixed or set in purpose or opinion; resolute: a stubborn opponent of foreign aid.
3. obstinately maintained, as a course of action: a stubborn resistance.
4. difficult to manage or suppress: a stubborn horse; a stubborn pain.
5. hard, tough, or stiff, as stone or wood; difficult to shape or work.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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