Student Thesaurus

One entry found for obstinacy.
Entry Word: obstinacy
Function: noun
Text: a steadfast adherence to an opinion, purpose, or course of action <the mindless obstinacy of those people who continue to insist that the earth is flat>
Synonyms doggedness, hardheadedness, mulishness, obduracy, peevishness, persistence, pertinaciousness, pertinacity, self-will, stubbornness, tenaciousness, tenacity, willfulness
Related Words perverseness, perversity, resistance, waywardness, wrongheadedness; hardness, inflexibility, relentlessness, sternness, strictness; certainty, determination, firmness; inexorability, resolve, rigidity, rigidness, steadfastness; contrariness, defiance, disobedience, insubordination, recalcitrance
Near Antonyms broad-mindedness, open-mindedness, reasonableness, receptivity; acceptance, acquiescence, flexibility, pliability; compliance, docility, obedience; submission, surrender, willingness, yielding; slavishness, subservience