Translation of obstinate in Spanish:


obstinado, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈɑbstənət//ˈɒbstɪnət/


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    (person) obstinado
    (person) terco
    (refusal/attitude) obstinado
    (cough/illness/headache) pertinaz
    (headache/illness/cough) rebelde
    (efforts/resistance) tenaz
    • You can have really strong, obstinate opinions, so long as your facts are true, you're OK.
    • She continued to rip off the obstinate gnashing steel contraption to no avail.
    • I dealt with her as I dealt with my own mother, who could also be obstinate and single-minded, I did my best to avoid telling Kay things I knew she did not want to hear.
    • Despite his obstinate attitude, he beckoned for Eva and Sofia to accompany him.
    • Those inept, self-important idiots ran that place into the ground, creating unnecessary crises through decades of obstinate mismanagement.
    • She was opinionated and obstinate, and Charles soon found he had nothing to worry about.
    • Thanks to the Prime Minister, s remarks, many people think that both farmers and the county council are being obstinate in refusing to reopen footpaths and bridle ways.
    • This would go a long way to reduce some of our citizens' obstinate dependence on the weekly collection of waste.
    • As anticipated, the resumed negotiations failed to bring about a substantial breakthrough because both Pyongyang and Washington did not budge from their obstinate positions.
    • Why be obstinate and persist in planting rice if eventually we don't make any money?
    • Then, when I stand up for myself (maybe not always in the best of situations), or when I act stubborn and obstinate, I fight with people.
    • Indeed, ‘Anglo-Saxon’ continuity in dismissive irritation is as tenacious as French continuity in obstinate and distinctive ambition.
    • Meanwhile, I simply dozed off, and dreamt of being chased by a group of spear-throwing Alpine warriors, presumably because of a particularly obstinate piece of grass that was sticking into my left thigh.
    • He is proving to be about as obstinate, determined and defiant as I.
    • In his prose he becomes a powerful presence, a personality with obstinate opinions and sardonic asides.
    • The movie is a study in intolerance, though less the big, genocidal brand than the petty, obstinate kind that occurs in situations where a man sets himself apart from his community.
    • The other America, whether montagnard or prairie, is solidly continental and landlocked, its tap roots of obstinate self-belief buried deep beneath the bluegrass and the high corn.
    • From what he knew, Miette was obstinate, so stubborn that it was odd to see her even shed a tear from physical pain, let alone emotional.
    • They retain their anger for a long time and are obstinate in their opinions.
    • Being the obstinate set of girls they were, the debate would carry on until one of them had decided it best to just kill the subject.
    • He was self-willed, obstinate, aggressive, vindictive, beset by feelings of inferiority, and yet firmly convinced of his own abilities.
    • The feature provides the workaround for its obstinate blocking of incoming packets, in some cases.
    • Taureans, signified by the bull, were often described as obstinate and inflexible, while Pisceans could be risk-takers and daredevils.
    • But, as the obstinate refusers show, it is possible to opt out of particular activities because others will happily take them on.
    • While once children were called stupid, lazy, naughty or obstinate, now we have many syndromes and disorders - all still imperfectly understood - that medicalise their behaviour.
    • He was familiar with her obstinate behaviour, and knew that any attempt to dissuade her from doing what she wanted would only invoke her anger.
    • This person is the most opinionated, wrong, obstinate person I've seen in this courtroom.
    • Parents should back off when their teen is moody - teenagers very often don't even know the reason for their mood change and it can go from sad to happy, from obstinate to cooperative within a short time.
    • Then the temperamental keyboards decided to be obstinate, gave one little gasp and retired leaving their conductor Victor Philip with nothing to guide them with but enthusiasm.
    • For the grey-haired, being young is often equated with being hot-headed, turbulent, self-willed, obstinate, and too hot to handle.