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obduracy

General Crossword Questions for “obduracy”

  • Stubbornness

Encyclopedia

  • In 1981 Thomas was among a number of Labour MPs who defected to the new Social Democratic Party. He quickly became known for his aggressive loyalty to David Owen and obduracy in the seat negotiations with the Liberals. — “Michael Thomas (politician) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • In Roman Catholic ethics, this is, upon occasion and with due regard to circumstances, an obligation. This is plainly the method appointed by Christ in the words just cited and only as a remedy for obduracy is any other contemplated by Him. — “Fraternal correction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Even foreign aid programmes struggled to implement under the weight of bureaucratic obduracy. Ubiquitous regulations including price-control had the effect most observers say of stifling legitimate enterprise. Many officials are forced into corruption to supplement meager salaries. — “Mahmoud Zuabi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Spenlow and Mr. jorkins, as to which of them really was the objecting partner; but I saw with sufficient clearness that there was obduracy somewhere in the firm, and that the recovery of my aunt's thousand pounds was out of the question. — “David Copperfield” by Charles Dickens
  • She will listen with a tranquil air, and the spectacle of her obduracy will drive me to some desperate act. — “Wieland” by Charles Brockden Brown
  • May I die if the enchanters that persecute me are not trying to entangle me in them and delay my journey, by way of revenge for my obduracy towards Altisidora. — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes

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