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obdurate

obdurate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word obdurate

Definition
(adj) stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
Synonyms : cussed , obstinate , unrepentant

Definition
(adj) showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings
Synonyms : flint , flinty , granitic , stony
Example Sentence
  • his flinty gaze
  • the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for obdurate

OB+DURA(RELATE IT TO WORD DURABILITY)..SO anything which has durability..has the resisting power, and something which can resist, is stubborn.
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by preetisoni2411

OB+DU+RATE realate it as AB(OB) RATE DoUble ho gaya,and the seller was very STUBBORN about that
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by imajeeth

durate -duration There will be a period(duration) in everyone's life when we will be very obdurate(i.e, stubborn )..
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by jothivarman

Think "obstinate" which is stubborn
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by Yank

Obdurate - Try reading as "Odd - along - duration" :Means stubborn
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by bugmenot

ob = negative durate = through out duration of life
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by ksubbian

OBDURATE...CONSIDER DURATE, MEANS DUREX BED,IT IS VERRYY SOFT AND COMFORTABLE AND OBDURATE MEANS HARD...
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by ragU

OBstinate DURATion = stubborn over time, persistently stubborn
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by Charles Mann

finance people stubborn to collect the due rate
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by sansecretcp

A person who is OBDURATE is both OBtuse and DURAble.
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by Lukas

Obdurate means stubborn or 'harden'. See 'duro' in durability. Also the spell Hermione used to harden the tapestry is 'duro'!
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by Vocatone

O.B is a tampon brand. So split ob + durability= Ob will absorb all the blood.so long durable
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by dudadudi

obdurate
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by sahith

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