Pronunciation of Obduracy
/ˈɒbdjʊ͡əɹəsi/, /ˈɒbdjʊəɹəsi/, /ˈɒ_b_d_j_ʊə_ɹ_ə_s_i/
Synonyms for obduracy:
inexorability, inexorableness, inflexibleness, obdurateness, rigidity, intransigency, Implacableness, grimness, intransigence, relentlessness, die-hardism, rigidness, Incompliance, incompliancy, remorselessness.
Other synonyms and related words:
opinionatedness, doggedness, hardheadedness, pertinacity, intransigency, rigidness, mulishness, inflexibility, Incompliance, rigidity, Implacableness, obstinateness, stubbornness, inflexibleness, Implacability, incompliancy, bullheadedness, intransigence, pertinaciousness, grimness, die-hardism, relentlessness, obstinacy, obdurateness, self-opinionatedness, remorselessness, inexorableness, inexorability, rigor.
Sense 1 (noun)
inflexibility, inflexibleness, inexorableness, intransigence, Implacability, relentlessness, stubbornness, rigidness, remorselessness, Implacableness, die-hardism, grimness, rigidity, inexorability, incompliancy, intransigency, Incompliance, obdurateness.
bullheadedness, inflexibleness, inflexibility, intransigency, unyieldingness, incompliancy, doggedness, die-hardism, pertinacity, mulishness, intransigence, grimness, Implacability, rigidness, obstinacy, Incompliance, inexorableness, rigidity, Implacableness, relentlessness, obdurateness, inexorability, remorselessness, adamance.
Usage examples for obduracy:
- The judge's wife quickly opened the window, and then turned to Landolin, and looked at him with the clear, friendly glance before which harshness and obduracy seemed always to disappear. - "Landolin", Berthold Auerbach.
- According to His just judgment He leaves the non- elect to their own wickedness and obduracy." - "Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church", Friedrich Bente.
- First, for Thorwald's sake; for I had been thinking the doctor's obduracy was proving a poor reward for our friend's great kindness to us. - "Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World", James Cowan.