obstinately

obstinately
In an obstinate manner.

He obstinately made his motion at every meeting, even though no one else ever supported it and everyone else was bored with it.


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  • obstinately — adv. Obstinately is used with these verbs: ↑refuse …   Collocations dictionary

  • obstinately — obstinate ► ADJECTIVE 1) stubbornly refusing to change one s opinion or chosen course of action. 2) hard to deal with or overcome: an obstinate problem. DERIVATIVES obstinacy noun obstinately adverb. ORIGIN Latin obstinatus, from obstinare… …   English terms dictionary

  • Obstinately — Obstinate Ob sti*nate, a. [L. obstinatus, p. p. of obstinare to set about a thing with firmness, to persist in; ob (see {Ob }) + a word from the root of stare to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Destine}.] 1. Pertinaciously adhering to an opinion,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • obstinately — adverb see obstinate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • obstinately — See obstinate. * * * …   Universalium

  • obstinately — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. doggedly, stubbornly, tenaciously, pertinaciously, mulishly, stiff neckedly, pigheadedly, bullheadedly, like a bull, persistently, unwaveringly, determinedly, unyieldingly, fixedly, resolutely, unreasonably, unreasoningly …   English dictionary for students

  • obstinately — É‘bstɪnÉ™tlɪ / É’b adv. in an obstinate manner, stubbornly; hard headedly, in an unyielding manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • obstinately — ob·sti·nate·ly …   English syllables

  • obstinately — See: obstinate …   English dictionary

  • obstinately — adverb in a stubborn unregenerate manner (Freq. 2) she remained stubbornly in the same position • Syn: ↑stubbornly, ↑pig headedly, ↑obdurately, ↑mulishly, ↑cussedly • Derived from adjective: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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