Obstinacy in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Obstinacy

the quality of refusing to be reasonable and change your behavior, plans, or ideas; stubborness

Examples of Obstinacy in a sentence

Although the detectives grilled the witness for hours, his obstinacy in sticking to his story finally convinced them that he was telling the truth. 🔊

The obstinacy of both children in insisting on their own choice of movie resulted in an evening with no movie at all.  🔊

Lindsey just would not let go of her obstinacy over a vacation that didn’t involve tents and latrines, so Benjamin finally put his camping gear away and agreed to talk to a travel agent. 🔊

If it hadn’t been for Mason’s obstinacy and his mother’s anxiety, he probably would have been potty-trained months sooner.  🔊

The soldiers in that particular battle were thought of as heroes, but it was really obstinacy that kept them fighting against such impossible odds.  🔊

Although mules have a reputation for obstinacy, they have been depended on for decades to safely carry tourists down into the Grand Canyon.  🔊

No matter what logic or rationale I used, nothing I came up with could break through her obstinacy.  🔊

Because his obstinacy is greater than his judgment, Miles will never back down in a dispute.  🔊

Nora went suicide during Rush because she had her heart set on getting into just one sorority, but her obstinacy left her out in the cold when the bids went out.  🔊

Vincent boasts about having a reputation for firmness, but little does he know that his associates are always complaining about his obstinacy.  🔊

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