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Synonyms for mulish
ˈmyu lɪʃmul·ish

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mulish

    The headstrong person is not to be stopped in his own course of action, while the obstinate and stubborn is not to be driven to another's way. The headstrong act; the obstinate and stubborn may simply refuse to stir. The most amiable person may be obstinate on some one point; the stubborn person is for the most part habitually so; we speak of obstinate determination, stubborn resistance. Stubborn is the term most frequently applied to the lower animals and inanimate things. Refractory implies more activity of resistance; the stubborn horse balks; the refractory animal plunges, rears, and kicks; metals that resist ordinary processes of reduction are termed refractory. One is obdurate who adheres to his purpose in spite of appeals that would move any tender-hearted or right-minded person. Contumacious refers to a proud and insolent defiance of authority, as of the summons of a court. Pertinacious demand is contrasted with obstinate refusal. The unyielding conduct which we approve we call decided, firm, inflexible, resolute; that which we condemn we are apt to term headstrong, obstinate, stubborn. Compare PERVERSE.

    Synonyms:
    contumacious, decided, determined, dogged, firm, fixed, headstrong, heady, immovable, indomitable, inflexible, intractable, obdurate, obstinate, opinionated, persistent, pertinacious, refractory, resolute, resolved, stubborn, unconquerable, unflinching, unyielding

    Antonyms:
    amenable, complaisant, compliant, docile, dutiful, gentle, irresolute, obedient, pliable, pliant, submissive, teachable, tractable, undecided, wavering, yielding

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mulish

    Synonyms:
    stubborn, obstinate, headstrong, cross-grained, intractable

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hardheaded, mulishadjective

    unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack

    Synonyms:
    hard-nosed, practical, pragmatic, hardheaded

    Antonyms:
    docile

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mulishadjective

    Synonyms:
    STUBBORN, dogged, obstinate, headstrong, cross-grained, intractable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mulishadjective

    Synonyms:
    stubborn

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How to use mulish in a sentence?

  1. Spiro Agnew:

    Ultraliberalism today translates into a whimpering isolationism in foreign policy, a mulish obstructionism in domestic policy, and a pusillanimous pussyfooting on the critical issue of law and order.

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