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  1. stubbornness, obstinacy, obstinance, mulishnessnoun

    the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome

    bullheadedness, obstinance, pigheadedness, mulishness, self-will, obstinacy

  2. stubbornness, bullheadedness, obstinacy, obstinance, pigheadedness, self-willnoun

    resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires

    self-command, obstinance, mulishness, bullheadedness, will power, willpower, self-control, possession, obstinacy, pigheadedness, self-possession, self-will

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  1. List of paraphrases for "stubbornness":

    obstinacy, tenacity, persistence, recalcitrance, insistence

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  1. Clifford Villalon:

    Stubbornness is not the opposite of leniency, but the extension of tolerance.

  2. Governor Elvira Nabiullina:

    Inflation at 4 percent isn't stubbornness - it's a necessity for our economy, at the moment few people believe that we will reach 4 percent inflation (in 2017), and for us this is a challenge.

  3. Louise Erdrich:

    They were so strong in their beliefs that there came a time when it hardly mattered what exactly those beliefs were; they all fused into a single stubbornness.

  4. Charles Koch:

    Twenty-seven years ago, David was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer and given a grim prognosis of a few years to live, david liked to say that a combination of brilliant doctors, state-of-the-art medications and his own stubbornness kept the cancer at bay. We can all be grateful that it did, because he was able to touch so many more lives as a result.

  5. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi:

    The Philippines' stubbornness is clearly the result of behind-the-scene instigation and political manipulation.

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