Translation of obdurate in Spanish:

obdurate

obstinado, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈɒbdjʊrət//ˈɑbd(j)ərət/

adjective

formal

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    (stand/refusal) obstinado
    (pride) irreductible
    (pride) contumaz formal
    (sinner) empedernido
    • That will be grist to McGeechan's mill after an afternoon in which his side struggled to wear down obdurate but limited opponents.
    • Those fields didn't miraculously appear there - they were lovingly hewn from the obdurate landscape by men like Willie Corduff and his ancestors.
    • No one but the most obdurate can fail to acknowledge that the main political problem that has convulsed this beautiful State is still a long way from being resolved.
    • But I think it saddened him to see people obdurate, unwilling to let go of doctrinaire positions instead of facing issues on their merits.
    • His image as an obdurate hardman culminated in the notorious case where he bit reporter Frank Oliver's nose.
    • But with Liverpool likely to field a weakened team to face an obdurate Burnley side buoyed by back-to-back wins and clean sheets, it may not be such a foregone conclusion.
    • In favouring the obdurate option, United cramped Celtic for room and impressively limited their effectiveness.
    • There is no doubting their commitment, however, and they will continue to offer obdurate opposition for the rest of the challengers.
    • Meanwhile, time alone probably will not have unevolved the obdurate and ancient instinct that all humans bear.
    • The husband looked up from poking the washing machine with his screwdriver to suggest I was being obdurate.
    • The Egyptian polity, remarkably obdurate for the past quarter of a century and deeply rooted in authoritarian structures established more than 50 years ago, is apparently coming apart at the seams.
    • Over the next few weeks, Rosemary discovered that several other people had planned to open small shops in Camembert, only to give up after encountering obdurate bureaucracy.
    • One Cape Town newspaper headline screamed: ‘Just say yes, Mr President’ but Mbeki remained obdurate.
    • But for all his reputation as a pragmatist, there's a steely and obdurate side to him that comes to the surface every so often.
    • This was Australia at their obdurate best, probing for every run and every sign of weakness, inching towards respectability and a dangerously competitive total on a pitch of uneven bounce.
    • They are, after all, award-winning teachers, however obdurate a pupil the federal government is proving.
    • Two minutes into second half the visitors' obdurate defence finally cracked, for the first time in 280 minutes.
    • As decreed by what was called the Holy Office at that time, the dwellers in Hell included those it had condemned for obdurate heresy.
    • Its best to get in reasonably early as it can be fiendishly difficult to get into, and the doorstaff can be unyielding and obdurate, despite your silver-tongued attempts to gain access.
    • I perhaps sound like an obdurate woman lacking the maternal instincts worthy of such a precious gift as a child but nothing could be further from the truth.